Ready Pac Foods Inc. hired Sally Erickson as its new chief financial officer. In her new position, Erickson will oversee the direction of the company’s financial goals and objectives. She will report directly to Tony Sarsam, Ready Pac’s chief executive officer.
“We are thrilled to have her operational knowledge and experience in creating proven financial strategies, and we look forward to her insights to help achieve our company goals,"Sarsam said in a press release.
Erickson joins Ready Pac with more than 25 years of hands-on finance experience, including directing a variety of complex financial projects, engaging in business and divisional development, overseeing international multi-plant manufacturing and strengthening financial operations within a global arena.
Erickson was previously with Sealy Corp., where she spent 17 years in various positions. Since 2011, she served as the vice president of specialty bedding finance, where she created a profitable business within the specialty bedding start-up division. Prior to Sealy, Erickson also held financial management positions for Emerson Electric, Robert Bosch Corp. and Rexnord Inc.
Originally from Iowa, Erickson earned her bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and her MBA from Capital University in Columbus, OH. She started with Ready Pac Feb. 18 in the Irwindale, CA, corporate offices.