MERIDIAN, Idaho – Mike Buccheri has been named president and CEO of CTI Foods. Buccheri most recently had served as the company’s chief commercial officer.

“Since joining CTI in January 2018, Mike has quickly demonstrated his passion for our company and his ability to deliver results,” said Jon Spiller, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. “We are confident that Mike is the right person to lead the continued execution of our strategy given his decades of experience in the food service industry.”

Prior to joining CTI, Buccheri was vice president of business development for Simmons Ingredients, a business unit of Simmons Foods. He started his career with Tyson Foods Inc., where he served 20 years in various leadership positions in sales and operations.

CTI Foods is a supplier to the foodservice industry. The company offers a variety of solutions, including raw and pre-cooked protein, soups, sauces and dehydrated beans. The company has seven manufacturing plants located in California, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Texas.