In 2020, Joe Zortman joined Schwan's Company as vice president of integrated business planning. In this role, he leads Schwan's Company's sales and operations planning and execution processes across all business units.
Joe brings more than 20 years of business analytics, sales and operations planning, strategic business planning and leadership experience within the U.S. food industry. Most recently, he served as vice president of integrated business planning for Kellogg North America, where he was responsible for the design and execution of the end-to-end business planning process across all channels and categories. Earlier, Joe served in roles of increasing importance with Kellogg, including vice president of business management for Kellogg's U.S. Snacks division, senior director of sales and operations planning for Kellogg Europe, and director of business development for Kellogg Global Sales.
He received his bachelor's degree in management, sales and marketing from Kaplan University in Chicago. He also served for four years in the U.S. Air Force.