Flack stepping down as Schwan president, CEO

MARSHALL – The Schwan Food Co. will soon have a new leader.

Allan Schuman, chairman of the board of The Schwan Food Co., announced Tuesday that Greg Flack will step down as Chief Executive Officer, president and Chief Operating Officer of the company, effective Oct. 4, 2013.

Flack has served as president and CEO of The Schwan Food Co. for the past five years and was a member of the board of directors.

Members of the board have conducted a search for a new chief executive officer, who is expected to be announced in the near future, Schwan said in a news release. Until then Flack will work with the company’s board of directors to ensure a smooth transition.

“We are grateful to Greg for his 26 years of leadership and service to The Schwan Food Company,” said Allan Schuman. “Everyone who is associated with the company believes in its unlimited potential for growth in the markets it competes in. I am confident that the new chief executive officer will share the company’s vision for the future and continue to strengthen the business as it moves forward.”

In response to requests for interviews, a spokesman for The Schwan Food Co. said neither Flack nor Schuman was available for comment Tuesday.