The Sugar Association has appointed Stephanie Addison as Head of Communications. DJ Moreau from Patino Associates led the search for this role.
As Head of Communications, Stephanie will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the Association’s communications strategy. She will shape and implement a proactive approach to tell real sugar’s story, promote industry-leading research, and advocate for evidence-based policy. Additionally, Stephanie will manage the development of content for the Association’s social media channels and establish appropriate metrics. Based in Washington DC, this person will report to and work closely with the President and CEO
(Courtney Gaine, PhD, RD), the Association team and member company representatives to develop and coordinate messaging on relevant industry issues.
The Sugar Association, founded in 1943, is the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry. The association is committed to making a difference by responsibly supporting scientific research and sharing its knowledge to enhance consumer understanding of and confidence in the role that sugar plays in a nutritious, balanced and enjoyable diet. The Sugar Association represents nearly 12,000 beet and cane sugar growers, as well as processors and refiners of sugar. The U.S. sugar industry generates 142,000 jobs in 22 states and contributes $20 billion to the economy annually.