press Release - Poppen Named President of Dominex Management Team


Omaha, Neb. - November 1, 2014 - Scott Carlson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of Westin Foods announced today that Brad Poppen has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Westin Foods.  Brad was previously the COO and will continue to direct, oversee and coordinate all day-to-day operations and activities for all divisions of Westin Foods.  Dominex is a division of Westin Foods. The President of Dominex Natural Foods is John McGarvey.

In 2001 Brad joined Westin Foods as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In addition, Poppen is on the Board of both Mario Camacho Foods and Westin Foods.

Poppen graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from the University of South Dakota in 1985.  He then joined the Peat Marwick CPA firm in Omaha and become a Certified Public Accountant.  In 1990, he joined the team at Weddingpages Publishing as CFO prior to becoming the President and COO.   

Westin Foods is a Nebraska based company and industry leader in private label real bacon and bacon-flavored bits and pieces, along with a globally recognized specialty food brand and several health and wellness consumer food brands, including Dominex Natural Foods/AngelBowls and Superberries. With roots dating back to the 1950’s Westin Foods provides exceptional quality, variety and selection, producing only the finest food products. An experienced management team along with a group of talented and dedicated associates has positioned Westin Foods for continued growth and diversification going forward.

For more information contact: Tammy Ross, Westin Foods Director of Marketing, 402-829-8420