Jeff Asher, President and CEO of Asher’s Chocolate Co, has now been appointed as Chairman of the Board.
Mr Asher brings to this position over 35 years of experience and was appointed the company’s President and CEO in 2016. He has appointed Sophie Asher and Chester Asher to the Board of Directors, who are fifth generation working in various departments in the company to learn every aspect of the business. Sophie began working full time in 2019 and is currently working in Customer Service, while Chester started in 2020 and is working in Chocolate Manufacturing Operations.
“Chester and Sophie bring a contemporary perspective to all facets of our business. Their creativity and fresh point of view opens the door to new opportunity and growth for the Asher’s Chocolate Co.,” said Jeff Asher, President and CEO of Asher’s Chocolate Co.
This comes on the heels of the company celebrating its 130th anniversary just last month. To celebrate, it hosted an influencer night, inviting Philadelphia-based food influencers to sample the company’s chocolate. The new mascot, Jerry Cordial, was debuted at the event, and the 4th and 5th generations of the Asher family were awarded with an Official Mayoral Citation wishing them a happy 130th anniversary.
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