Carl E. Lee Jr., who came from the midstate side of the formation of Snyder's-Lance Inc. in 2010, has taken the helm of the North Carolina-based snack food company as CEO.
Lee was the CEO of York County-based Snyder's of Hanover, which merged with North Carolina-based Lance Inc. to form the new company.
Lee became president and chief operating officer of Snyder's-Lance in December 2010, according to the company.
His previous experience also includes the food industry names Nabisco and Frito-Lay.
Snyder's-Lance makes and markets snack foods domestically and internationally under brands such as Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Krunchers!, Cape Cod and Jays.
The company is scheduled to release its first-quarter earnings Tuesday.
Shares of Snyder's-Lance are traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol LNCE.