Fleischer’s Announces Three Executive Appointments

Fleischer’s Bagels is pleased to announce the following executive team appointments effective September 8, 2010:

Keith Bleier has been named senior vice president operations/CFO. Formerly CFO, he will continue managing all financial, purchasing and IT functions for Fleischer’s and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tom Cat Bakery. In this newly created role, he assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operations of our Macedon, NY and Long Island City, NY bakery plants. He holds a BS in accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Eric Kestenblatt has been named vice president – bakery development. Formerly sr. director of planning and development, he will manage all new product development, quality, food safety and lean process improvement initiatives while spearheading a formal bakery apprenticeship program at our Macedon, NY bakery.

Joseph Mistretta has been named corporate controller. Formerly Fleischer’s controller, he adds accounting department responsibility for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tom Cat Bakery in this new role. He holds a BS in accounting from SUNY Brockport.