GREENACRES, FL – June 1, 2008 – NewOrganics, LLC, an organic ingredient company with
headquarters in Greenacres, FL and a primary office in Ann Arbor, MI, announced the hiring of
Thomas Bunkley as the company’s COO.
Thomas Bunkley is a successful operations executive with comprehensive experience in the
food and beverage industry. His background includes leadership roles in Corporate Finance,
Operations, Supply Chain, and Risk Management.
Mr. Bunkley was most recently Vice President of Commercial Operations—North America
Food Group for Mars, Inc. As a member of the executive management team, he delivered a
significant increase in profits for his division by carefully managing supply chain, purchasing, copacking,
and logistics processes and expenditures. Bunkley was also responsible for improving
customer satisfaction levels, leading project implementation teams, and managing global
Bunkley will oversee all operational aspects of NewOrganics, including supply chain and
purchasing management, quality control, and financial expenditures. As a key member of the
NewOrganics leadership team, Bunkley will be helping to develop strategic direction and
business best-practices for the company.
NewOrganics Chairman, Jethren Phillips (Founder and former Chairman and
President/CEO of Spectrum Organic Products) says, “I’m very pleased that Thomas has
joined our team at NewOrganics. His expertise and experience will be a tremendous asset as
the company begins a phase of major growth to meet the future needs of the industry.”
NewOrganics, LLC provides ingredients you can trust. NewOrganics will enhance the health of
the world by simplifying and adding value to the purchase of organic and unique natural
ingredients. By simplifying customers’ lives NewOrganics will become one of America’s
preferred and most trusted suppliers of organic and healthy ingredients. Learn more at