President of Premium Brands – North America
Rick Robinson is President of Premium Brands at Flagship Premium Food Group. In this role, Rick leads the company’s Brand and Product Development. Rick’s sales and retail strategies work with supply chain solutions to drive profitable sales growth in membership clubs, grocery chains, specialty distributors, and natural & organic outlets. Rick joined FPFG in 2014 and has held a variety of customer-facing, sales operations, and business development leadership roles, including Vice President of Sales.
Rick is the former North America Team Leader for Club and Alternate Channel at Mars Food where he oversaw all aspects of Branded sales. He previously served as Director of Retail Sales and Specialty Channel Development, along with International Product Development for Mars, where he was responsible for leading worldwide business and the company’s core food brands. Rick managed the development and growth of Seeds of Change into the fastest growing brand at Mars Global. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Major, (self-designed) Corporate Management and Organization from Central Washington University, and was inducted into Strathmore’s Who’s Who National Hall of Fame in 2013.