Executive Leadership Team
Ventura Foods’ Executive Leadership Team brings deep expertise to our company with their world-class experience at leading CPG and food manufacturing businesses.
Christopher D. Furman has held key roles in the food, beverage and consumer products industries in the U.S. and internationally for over 30 years, including a 23-year career at PepsiCo. He has served as President and CEO of Ventura Foods since 2009.
Andy Euser has more than 30 years of experience in the food, beverage and consumer products industry, including executive roles at Nestlé and PepsiCo. His scope of oversight as CAO of Ventura Foods includes information technology and corporate communications.
Erika Nooburg-Morgan spent 23 years in the Coca-Cola system in finance-related roles prior to joining Ventura Foods. As the company’s CFO, she is responsible for financial planning and analysis, reporting, treasury, procurement and risk management.
Rebecca J. Walsh has 30 years of experience as a corporate counsel, including over 20 years as a general counsel in a broad range of industries, including technology, foodservice, and sports and entertainment. She leads the Ventura Foods legal team and oversees legal affairs.
Tom Metelmann has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and supply chain leadership, earned at some of the world’s largest FMCG companies, including Quaker Oats and Unilever. He oversees Ventura Foods operations, including supply chain strategy, sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, logistics, quality control and supply chain information technology.
Luis Andrade has held key roles in the food and consumer products industries for more than 25 years, including 17 years at PepsiCo and 7 years at Nestlé. As the Executive Vice President of Commercial at Ventura Foods, he is responsible for general management, sales, procurement and human resources.
Susan Stewart is the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer. She is responsible for Corporate and Field Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, and Total Rewards. Susan joined Ventura Foods from Nestlé, where she held positions of increasing responsibility during her 14-year stint.