Mar 31 2017

Sequel Holdings Announces New Operating Partner

Sequel Holdings, L.P. announced today that John Robinson has joined Sequel as an Operating Partner focused on the Food and Beverage industry vertical.

Mr. Robinson has deep experience in food service and national account sales as well as in general management. He brings an operations background, strategic insight and industry contacts to this vertical.

Prior to joining Sequel, Mr. Robinson was a Managing Partner for The Ranch Winery, a wine co-packing and processing facility in Napa Valley, California, which was successfully sold to E&J Gallo Winery in 2015.

Prior to The Ranch Winery, Mr. Robinson was COO of Morningstar Foods, the private-label and foodservice dairy refrigerated warehouse subsidiary of Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF). Prior to operating Morningstar Foods, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dean Foods’ Dairy Group. Mr. Robinson joined Dean Foods when Dean Foods acquired Robinson Dairy in 2000, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility from 1982.  Mr. Robinson received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

John Madden, managing partner of Sequel, said, “We are thrilled to add John to the Sequel team. He brings respected industry expertise that will assist in our continued efforts to find opportunities for growth and value creation in our expanding Food and Beverage industry vertical.”

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