Lund is currently chairman, president and CEO of Andersen Corporation, the largest window and door manufacturer in North America. He first joined Andersen Corporation in 1985 and has held positions in information technology, marketing, sales, distribution, logistics and general management. He was named president and CEO of Andersen Corporation in 2011 and chairman of the board in 2013.
“Jay has an impressive record of driving growth at a privately held, Minnesota-based company, and his experience and knowledge will be invaluable to The Schwan Food Company as we work toward strengthening our brands and expanding our distribution in the United States,” said Allan Schuman, chairman of The Schwan Food Company.
Dimitrios P. Smyrnios, CEO of The Schwan Food Company, added: “I want to welcome Jay to our team, and I look forward to partnering with him in achieving our goals at The Schwan Food Company. Jay brings a wealth of business and leadership experience which will make him a fantastic resource for our leadership team and company.”
Lund earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.
THE SCHWAN FOOD COMPANY is a privately held, multibillion-dollar business that manufactures and markets fine frozen foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts and Schwan’s® fine frozen foods. Based in Minnesota for more than 60 years, the company's subsidiaries employ about 13,000 people in the United States. To learn more about Schwan, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com on the World Wide Web.