Ruiz Foods Appoints New President and CEO


Last month, Ruiz Food Products, Inc. announced the appointment of Rachel Cullen as President & CEO effective immediately. Cullen joins the Company with over 25-years experience with leading food and consumer businesses such as Unilever, Kraft, Orange Glo International and, most recently, Dean Foods Ice Cream.

“The Ruiz Board of Directors and the Ruiz family are delighted to welcome Rachel and believe that her proven management skills, coupled with her extensive experience, makes her the perfect choice for our growth and future,” said Kim Ruiz Beck, Chairman, Ruiz Food Products, Inc.

Rachel Cullen has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

“Our unique culture has been instrumental in helping us come a long way since we made our very first burritos and enchiladas in 1964,” said Fred Ruiz, Co Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Ruiz Foods. “I am pleased to be able to say that Rachel recognizes the strength of our culture and embraces our commitment to our community and our Team Members. She also understands the significance of the leadership role we have built in the industry and will support the continued focus on both our customers and consumers – a focus we work very hard to maintain.”

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