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10/26/2021

AAK promotes new director of sales

Private label vegetable fat and oil producer AAK has promoted its senior regional manager to oversee sales, including its private label products.
Zachary Russell
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Jason Glaser

AAK, a leading manufacturer of vegetable fats and oils for private label use, has announced a new director of sales for the U.S. central region and Canada. Jason Glaser, who has spent 16 years with the company, has been promoted from senior regional manager.

AAK specializes in making plant-based oils that are value-adding ingredients, including for many plant-based meats, bakery, dairy, and special nutrition products. The Sweden-based company has been in business for 150 years.

“We are very excited to announce Jason’s much-deserved promotion,” said Dennis Tagarelli, vice president of sales and marketing, AAK USA. “He has built a successful track record at AAK and brings his extensive experience and strategic expertise to this crucial leadership role. Jason has delivered exceptional growth for AAK and made an impact in his previous role as a Candle Segment Lead.”

Prior to joining AAK, Glaser held roles as the director of new business development for Golden Brands LLC and area manager for Able Body Labor. Jason Glaser received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from The University of Louisville.