Jacob Berning was promoted in 2018 to the position of president of Schwan’s Food Service, Inc., a Schwan’s Company subsidiary that develops and sells foods to schools, universities, health-care facilities, convenience stores, chain restaurants and other venues.
He first joined the company in 2014 as vice president of marketing for Schwan’s Food Service and most recently served on the company’s Executive Integration Team (EIT). The EIT is a group of Schwan’s employees who are focused on leading the integration of several businesses that were acquired in 2017.
Prior to joining Schwan’s, Jacob held marketing and leadership roles with General Mills and WhiteWave Foods, gaining experience with more than 25 product categories manufactured in multiple temperature states. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from the New York University Stern School of Business.