Node Title

Executive Leadership

Leadership Announcement

Special Announcement
Please join us in congratulating Luke Slawek on his new role as President of FONA International. Read the special announcement here.
Founder, Chairman & CEO

After a distinguished career at Food Materials Corporation, including 15 years as a senior national account executive, Joe Slawek saw an opportunity to develop a new kind of flavor company. He wanted to build an organization that could compete with the largest international...

President & COO

Luke has been part of FONA and the flavor industry since the beginning of his professional career and represents a new generation of leaders dedicated to the creation of new opportunities and shared successes. He leads FONA’s international expansion strategy...

Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

Mark leads FONA's Business Unit, Technology & Innovation and Sales teams, carefully aligning FONA's extensive resources to best support customer needs while building mutually beneficial partnerships focused on growth. He has more than 20 years of experience in the flavor...

Vice President, Sales, Communications and Marketing

Amy has worked in the flavor industry for more than 20 years and joined FONA in 2006. She guides FONA’s efforts to develop flexible, innovative programs and processes to best serve our customers’ local and international flavor needs, while leading the sales team’s efforts to...

Chief Financial Officer

Jim joined FONA in 2007 and has more than 18 years of experience in accounting and finance, including work in the flavor, manufacturing and food and beverage industries. In addition to leading the financial strategy for FONA, he is responsible for championing Human Resources...

Executive Vice President

TJ began his career with FONA as its fourth employee in 1987. During his 25 years of service, he advanced within the company and gained a well-rounded knowledge of the flavor industry, holding positions in purchasing, customer service, operations, sales and management. TJ’s...

Vice President – Research & Innovation

Bob began his career in the flavor industry at FONA in 1999. During his time with FONA, he has been a critical leader in technology and innovation, launching encapsulation and taste modification platforms, bringing to market various technologies that improve the duration and...