press Release - Mark Carlson Joins Dominex Management Team

Mark CarlsonOmaha, Neb - February 13, 2015 -- Brad Poppen, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Westin Foods announced today that Mark Carlson, J.D., has joined Westin Foods as Director of Business Development, Strategy and Legal Affairs. Westin Foods is the parent company for the Dominex Natural Foods Brand. 

Poppen stated, “We are thrilled to be able to attract Mark to Westin Foods. Mark’s experience along with his legal expertise, will allow Westin Foods to better execute our plan to grow the company.” 

Prior to joining the Westin Foods team, Carlson was the Director of Business Development for E & A Companies, an Indiana based private investment firm responsible for taking Udi’s Gluten Free products from $6 million to more than $100 million in sales. From 2006 until 2010 Mark acted as a Margin Analyst for Societe Generale Newedge, a Futures Clearing Merchant and Derivatives firm based in Chicago, IL. 

In 2013 Carlson graduated from Creighton University with a MBA and Law degree. Carlson, a native of Nebraska, attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for undergraduate studies. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, golfing, and attending Husker football games. 

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