12 September 2005 – St Louis (MO): Cardinal Brands has announced a number of management changes.
Rodney Olson, currently serving as COO, will assume the role of president and CEO, effective 31 August.
Olson replaces John Bauman, who relinquishes a role he has held with the company since its conception in 2000.
Bauman will continue to serve on the board of directors.
Jay Brown has been named as chairman of the board, and has most recently served as a senior executive with Ralston Purina and as CEO of Van Camp Seafood Company, Continental Baking Company and Protein Technologies International.