MUNSTER, IND. — Land O’Frost Inc., a processor of pre-sliced deli meats and value-added meat items, recently announced the addition of two positions to help with growth in the organization.

Julie Lubash was named director of research, development, and innovation, and Paula Ford joined as brand marketing director.

“The addition of Julie Lubash and Paula Ford to our leadership team reflects Land O’Frost’s commitment to attracting top talent from across the industry,” said Saverio Spontella, vice president of sales, marketing and innovation. “Their expertise and strategic vision will strengthen our position as a leading provider of high-quality deli meats. We are looking forward to the contributions that Julie and Paula will make to our organization. We are confident that their leadership and industry knowledge will drive innovation, enhance our brand presence and ultimately deliver exceptional value to our customers.”

Before joining Land O’Frost, Lubash held various roles at Tyson Foods in research and development, where she demonstrated her expertise across several product categories. Lubash brings assets to this position with experience in short- and long-term innovation, product development strategy, process improvements and brand growth.

“I am thrilled to join Land O’Frost and contribute to the company’s culture of commitment to its communities, customers and the team,” Lubash said. “I am passionate about product development and eager to support Land O’Frost in delivering innovative and delicious options to consumers.

Ford, the newly appointed brand marketing director, also came to Land O’Frost from Tyson where she oversaw marketing efforts for the Jimmy Dean Frozen Sandwich and All Breakfast portfolio. Before joining Tyson, she worked at Conagra Brands and through consulting roles in the consumer packaged goods industry.

“The culture and ongoing growth mindset of the long-standing family-owned and operated company attracted me to Land O’Frost. I am excited to generate further visibility and brand equity for a portfolio of well-known products,” Ford said.