NCA confirms two senior appointments including new chief financial officer

Two key appointments have been made by the US-based National Confectioners Association, including Steve McCroddan becoming its chief financial officer, and Kyle Jordan joins as vice president of membership and meetings.

As the industry organisation revealed, McCroddan (main image) brings more than 20 years of association experience to his new role, having previously served as CFO of both the Consumer Brands Association (formerly Grocery Manufacturers Association) and the Food Processors Association.

He will bring his deep experience and perspective to NCA’s financial and organisational strategy, focusing on financial strength to enable key initiatives and strategies in the implementation of its strategic plan, Thrive in 2025.

Jordan (pictured below) joins NCA from the Financial Planning Association, where he served as the Managing Director of Learning and Conferences. In his role leading NCA’s membership & meetings team, he will liaise with its member companies and build on the organisation’s established legacy of leading confectionery industry events, including the Sweets and Snacks Expo.

The pair will are joining an organisation that has used a range of advocacy, regulatory guidance, communications, industry insights and retail and supply chain engagement that has played a notable role in the $36 billion US confectionery industry.

“We’re thrilled to have Steve and Kyle on the NCA team as we work to achieve our new mission, bold vision and dynamic set of strategic objectives,” said NCA President & CEO John Downs.

“Bringing these two new fresh perspectives to the association will ensure NCA’s financial future remains on solid footing and our member companies continue to remain enthusiastic, engaged and excited to be associated with NCA.

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