Lteif named president of Sensient’s Flavors business

Special to The Freeman

April 9, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Sensient Technologies Corporation announced that Sam Lteif has been named the president of the company’s Flavor business.

Lteif joined Sensient effective April 7, after a 14-year career at PepsiCo Inc. In his new role, he will report directly to Sensient’s president and chief executive officer and will have responsibility for leading Sensient’s global Flavors business, according to the announcement.

“I am very pleased to add an executive of Sam Lteif’s caliber to run Sensient’s Flavors business,” said Paul Manning, Sensient’s president and chief executive officer, in a statement. “Sam brings a customer’s perspective to Sensient and his extensive consumer products experience will help us more effectively execute our strategic shift to value-added customer solutions.”

Lteif has 23 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. He joined PepsiCo Inc. in 1999 and spent his 12 years at PepsiCo in the Frito-Lay division. In 2011, Lteif transitioned to general manager and CEO of Müller Quaker Dairy, a joint venture between PepsiCo and the Müller Group of Germany.

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee.