Smart move for directorsThis article was originally published in Foodnews
US HEALTH food manufacturer, Smart Balance , has appointed Dean Hollis and Thomas McInerney as independent directors, expanding its members from eight to 10. Hollis, who is currently an advisor for investment firm, Oaktree Capital Management, has more than 35 years of business experience across food, retail and consumer product companies. Until 2008, he was with ConAgra Foods and, prior to that, he was with the TreeSweet Companies. McInerney has more than 25 years of business experience in the beverage industry. Since 1996, he has been a managing partner of Lindsey & Company, an executive search firm. Previously, he was with Tropicana Dole North America.