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Mezzetta, Top Family-owned Food Manufacturer, Hires Frederickson Partners for Vice President, People and Culture Search

Mezzetta, a leading food and beverage manufacturing company, has retained Frederickson Partners for their Vice President (VP) of People and Culture search.

The VP of People and Culture will lead the development and execution of the human resources (HR) strategy to support and enable the overall business plan and strategic direction of Mezzetta. The executive has the opportunity to work out of American Canyon, as well as Larkspur, California. He or she will report to the President and CEO.

Mezzetta’s story began in 1935, when Giuseppe Mezzetta brought a taste of Italy to his new home in San Francisco. Today, four generations later, their passion for food and flavor is stronger than ever. Now led by CEO Jeff Mezzetta and headquartered in Napa Valley, the company has expanded nationally to showcase a wide variety of premium products from across the globe, and are proud to be the country’s leading brand of specialty olives and peppers. Mezzetta is looking for bright, qualified candidates to join the Mezzetta family. Their team is passionate about flavor, quality, and fun, and think food made with love tastes better. From sales and marketing to operations and maintenance, every day is an adventure.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact executive talent for innovative companies worldwide. As a part of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson recruits executives for the entire C-suite, specializing in HR and People, and matching startups, tech unicorns, mission-based organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises with world-class executive leaders. Frederickson’s U.S. locations include San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, South Florida, and Nashville, serving many global tech hubs. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Fitbit, Gartner, Genentech, General Electric, Gilead, Intel, Intuit, Lyft, Neiman Marcus, Nubank, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, SoFi, The Nature Conservancy, Uber, and Workday.

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Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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