CarterBaldwin Executive Search is pleased to announce that James Hamill has been named Corporate Controller of J&J Snack Foods (NASDAQ: JJSF). In this newly created position, James will report to CFO Ken Plunk and will serve as a key partner in building a world-class finance and accounting operation that is increasingly a strategic partner to the business.
James joins J&J from Entercom (NYSE: ETC), a publicly traded media company, where he served as treasurer and interim chief accounting officer and controller and assistant controller. Prior to Entercom, James served in senior accounting roles at AmeriGas Partners (NYSE: APU) and Airgas (NYSE: ARG). James spent the first eight years of his career in KPMG’s audit practice.
James is a Philadelphia native and holds a BS in Analytical Finance and an MS in Accountancy from Wake Forest University.
About J&J Snack Foods:
As a leader and innovator in the snack food industry, J&J provides nutritious and affordable branded niche snack foods to foodservice and retail outlets across the United States. Its products include such icons as SUPERPRETZEL and ICEE, fan favorites like Luigi’s Italian Ice, The Funnel Cake Factory Funnel Cakes, and Tio Pepe’s Churros, as well as a host of other products spanning the baked goods, frozen beverage, and frozen novelties categories.
Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Pennsauken, NJ, J&J has grown from a humble facility with eight employees into a family of 4,200 strong with locations across the country and products in every supermarket nationwide.