J&J Snack Foods Corp. announces the appointment of two new members of the Board of Directors

J&J Snack Foods Corp. – a snacks industry leader, providing innovative, niche and affordable branded snacks and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarkets – announced the appointment of Dan Fachner, President and Chief Executive Officer Company, and Roy Jackson to the Board of Directors, effective May 19, 2022, bringing the current number of directors to seven.

Fachner and Jackson bring decades of experience in CPG, retail, restaurant and restaurant operations to the JJSF Board of Directors.

Fachner joins the board after 12 months as president and CEO of J&J Snack Foods. Prior to this role, Fachner served as President of The ICEE Company – part of J&J Snack Foods – where he led ICEE through several years of significant expansion, innovation and growth.

Jackson has spent nearly 25 years in the restaurant industry. He has held leadership positions at PepsiCo, YUM! Brands and The Coca-Cola Company, where he retired in 2018 as senior vice president, business development and industry affairs. Jackson most recently served as Executive Vice President, Development and Industry Relations at the National Restaurant Association, of which J&J Snack Foods is an active member. Jackson’s experience has encompassed areas of increasing responsibility in sales, general management and restaurant operations. He is currently a member of the board of directors of CustomerX.i Inc. and has previously held board positions with the Multi-Cultural Foodservice Hospitality Alliance, the International Franchise Association and the National Restaurant Educational Foundation. Jackson received the National Restaurant Association President’s Award in 2017 and the Women’s Foodservice Forum Partnership Award in 2017.

“We are delighted to welcome Dan Fachner and Roy Jackson to the J&J Snack Foods Board of Directors,” said Vince Melchiorre, Chairman of J&J Snack Foods’ Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, in the announcement. . “Dan’s vision and proven leadership will be essential to the continued growth and success of the business. Roy’s unparalleled restaurant and operations experience, coupled with his extensive industry relationships, will further strengthen the company’s already strong relationships with customers across the industry. I am delighted to have these experienced executives join the Board of Directors.

The company noted in the announcement that these board additions reinforce its commitment to professional and racial diversity on its board.

The Company also announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.633 per Company common share, payable July 11, 2022, to shareholders of record June 20, 2022. The declaration and payment dividends are subject to the discretion of the board of directors.

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