PMC Welcomes New CEO/PresidentApr 1
Philadelphia Macaroni Company, Inc., a leading producer of dry and frozen pasta for the industrial, private label, retail and foodservice channels has announced that Ed Irion has joined the company as President and CEO of its pasta and milling divisions beginning April 1, 2020. Luke Marano, Jr. becomes Executive Chairman of his family’s 106-year-old business, focusing on strategic opportunities.
Mr. Irion previously held progressive positions over a 19 year career with Dakota Growers Pasta Company that included CFO, Director Business Development and Sales, and most recently President and General Manager. Dakota Growers is a leading pasta supplier with operations in both MN and ND.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join the Philadelphia Macaroni team and build on the legacy that Luke and the Marano family have created over five generations,” Irion said.
Mr. Irion has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a CPA. He started his career with the accounting firm Eide Bailly LLP based in Fargo, ND. He is also a Past Vice-Chair of the National Pasta Association Board of Directors.