Icon Foods hires director of operations, marketing manager

Icon Foods hired Ian McGuinness as its director of operations and Angela Squire as its new marketing manager.

Icon Foods (Portland, OR) hired Ian McGuinness as its director of operations and Angela Squire as its new marketing manager.

Most recently, McGuinness was the food safety and quality assurance manager at Yoshida Foods International and has held leadership positions at GVB Biopharma and Portland Bottling Co. McGuinness will lead Icon’s ongoing and aggressive efforts to strengthen the stability of its global supply chain amidst ongoing crises such as the war in Ukraine.

Squire is a formally trained chef and wine professional with significant sales, communications, and social media experience. In the past, Squire has implemented new marketing strategies that increased brand representation, and at Icon, she will design new print and digital resource that support food developers.

“We are pleased to welcome Ian and Angela to our team,” said Icon CEO Thom King in a press release. “Their commitment to continuous improvement and experience in the food and beverage industry will benefit Icon and our customers. Ian will be instrumental as we continue working to ensure a steady, unbroken supply of the high-quality raw ingredients Icon uses in our natural sweeteners. Additionally, Angela’s results-oriented work ethic and strong communication skills will support Icon’s efforts to share our expertise in clean label sugar reduction directly with our customers."