HARIBO names Arndt Ruesges as Chief Production Officer and newest Board member of Haribo of America, Inc.

Ruesges joins HARIBO of America as the company's Chief Production Officer, overseeing the build and operations of its first-ever factory in North America. He comes to HARIBO of America from HARIBO headquarters in Grafschaft, Germany, where he's been an Associate for more than 16 years. In this newly created role, Ruesges brings with him decades of Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering and Automation experience, helping the business create a fully functioning manufacturing facility and warehouse space.

At HARIBO of America, our Associates are our greatest asset. It’s their impactful work, dedication and passion for our brand that helps us continue to inspire childlike happiness around the world through our sweet treats. We took the opportunity to thank our workforce around the U.S. for all they do during our National Employee Appreciation Day celebration.

HARIBO of America Associates with 100 Year sculpture

On November 6, 2018, Rick LaBerge, Chief Operating Officer of HARIBO of America was the keynote speaker at FaB (Food and Beverage) Wisconsin’s Fifth Annual Meeting.

COO, Rick LaBerge, at Fab Annual Meeting

Wes Saber, HARIBO of America’s Chief Financial Officer, was recently recognized as a finalist for Chicago’s CFO of the Year by Financial Executives International (FEI).

CFO, Wes Saber, and associates and FEI recognition