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JOH Named 2015 East Coast Broker of the Year by Jelly Belly Candy Company

June 6, 2016 – Billerica, MA – Jelly Belly Candy Company has named JOH the 2015 East Coast Broker of the Year. The award was presented in California at the Jelly Belly National Sales meeting attended by JOHers Kevin Shea, EVP, Confection Division and Peter Martin, Account Manager.

“It is an honor to be recognized for the exceptional work JOH has done in partnership with our valued clients,” said John Saidnawey, JOH President & COO. “It is our pleasure to work with the amazing individuals that make up the Jelly Belly Candy Company and we look forward to our continued success.”

“We are very proud of this award,” said Kevin Shea, who was honored by Jelly Belly Candy Company President & CEO, Lisa Brasher. “We are fortunate to work with so many talented people and we greatly appreciate this recognition.”

PHOTO (l to r): Dennis Spiller, VP of National Sales at Jelly Belly; Ryan Schader, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Jelly Belly; Michael Pencek, East Region Sales Manager at Jelly Belly; Peter Martin, Account Manager at JOH; Kevin Shea, EVP of the Confection Division at JOH; Lisa Brasher, President & CEO at Jelly Belly; Brian Lynch, Eastern Region Account Manager-National Sales at Jelly Belly.

About JOH
JOH was founded in 1956 by Harry O’Hare, Sr. and is now one of the strongest regional food brokers with 14 offices and strategic partnerships across the United States. JOH currently has over 500 employees and represents more than 400 clients. For more information, please visit

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