MANHATTAN, KAN. – Food safety specialist AIB International has named Dan Martin as the company’s president and chief executive officer, starting April 1. He succeeds Andre Biane, who has led the company for the past eight years and announced his plan to retire in 2020.   

Martin is a food and beverage industry veteran who launched his own consulting practice in 2020, working with numerous food and beverage companies to drive profitable topline growth, according to AIB.  

Prior to that, Martin was CEO of Twinings North America for 15 years, leading them to become the fastest growing tea company in North America. His career began in 1988 with Kraft Foods, where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the sales and marketing organizations. He also then held various leadership roles at Eight O’Clock Coffee and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.  

“The culmination of a thorough global search, the Board and I are proud to name Dan as the next President and CEO of AIB International. Dan is a seasoned professional with a wealth of global CPG and industry leadership experience, making him the right person to lead the company forward,” said Brad Allen, chair of AIB’s board of trustees. “We believe Dan will help maximize the company’s potential and accelerate its future growth, broadly benefitting the food and beverage supply chain.”