PHM Brands has announced that Chris Gross has joined the team as VP, feed ingredient merchandising (FIM). In her role, Gross will oversee feed ingredients, commodities, and risk management.
PHM Brands is a vertically integrated food, ingredient, and technology manufacturer based in Denver, US. With this appointment, it said it strengthens its commercial feed offer.
Gross has over 25 years of experience in trading, merchandising, and commodity management.
The company said she brings insights into the workings of multinational grain companies, international business, finished feed manufacturers, vertically integrated chicken and pork processors, and commodity management of food products for both foodservice and retail customers, as well as industrial manufacturers.
Prior to PHM Brands role, Gross was VP, commodity management at Trinidad Benham, where she led the edible beans procurement and risk management for cash commodities, bulk trading division.
In another role, she served as a leader for ConAgra Foods in the KBC edible bean business which consisted of 17 bulk plants throughout the US.