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Our commitment to you

At ingredients PLUS, every employee makes a difference and every success is delivered by the unparallel human spirit, commitment, passion of our workforce. Together we celebrate our successes and learn from our failures. We do this through quarter All-Hands meetings, employee newsletters, tenure recognition celebrations, employee feedback surveys, safety and quality information programs, seasonal celebrations, philanthropic and community programs, and so much more! Being a PLUS on the ingredients PLUS team is so much more than a career, it’s a community.

Our Values

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Passion

Believing anything is possible, we get involved and we have fun!

Innovation

Our community invites thinking outside the box, discovering new ways of working and challenging the status quo. Together, we are comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Boldness

We aren’t afraid to be bold as we look to achieve greatness. We work with urgency and take calculated risks.

Commitment

We do what we say we will do and strive to continuously improve and learn from each other.

Community

We are committed to giving back and supporting all of those around us.

Our Values

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Commitment

Do what you say you will do…and we are accountable.

Dedicated to continuous improvement and doing the right thing.

We want to be here…and we are committed to each other.

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Passion

Believing anything is possible.

Operate with a winning spirit.

Get involved and have fun!

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Boldness

Make decisions.

Take calculated risks.

Work with urgency.

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Innovation

Do what you say you will do…and we are accountable.

Dedicated to continuous improvement and doing the right thing.

We want to be here…and we are committed to each other.

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People & Community

Investing in today, and in the future, of our external and internal community.

Get involved and make a difference.

Fulfilling our Purpose for the next generation.

Leadership

Ingredients PLUS is lead by a visionary team of leaders who bring experience and expertise to keep ingredients PLUS at the forefront of innovation, supply chain, technology, talent, and customer care.

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Douglas C. Wagner

President and Chief Executive Officer

Doug Wagner serves as President and Chief Executive Officer.  His career spans more than 30 years of global executive leadership, business, commercial, product, and operations experience focusing on driving strategy, transformation, innovation and has worked with several private equity sponsors and commercial lending institutions. Doug assumed his current position of President & Chief Executive Officer in July 2022, after serving as President & Chief Executive Officer of International Imaging Materials (IIMAK) since April 2015.  Doug joined IIMAK in 2007 as Sr. Vice President of North America Sales & Marketing, was promoted in 2010 to Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing and to President in 2012.  Prior to joining IIMAK in 2007, Doug spent nine years with Avery Dennison Corporation in their Retail Branding & Information Services (RBIS) Group last holding the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Europe, Middle East & Africa where he was based in the UK. Doug began his career working for the United States Department of State serving as a member of the Foreign Service at U.S. Embassies in Tunisia, Guatemala and Saudi Arabia. Doug holds an undergraduate degree in International Studies from West Virginia University.

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Joseph G. Perna

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Perna serves as the Chief Financial Officer where he oversees financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, controller and audit functions for the company.  Joe has nearly 30 years of progressive, global business experience and has worked with several private equity sponsors and commercial lending institutions.   Joe assumed his current position of Chief Financial Officer in October 2022 after serving as Chief Financial Officer, Sr. Vice President, Finance, Secretary & Treasurer at International Imaging Materials (IIMAK) since 2008.  Joe joined IIMAK in 2000 as Manager, Tax & Analysis, was promoted to Controller in 2003 and to Vice President – Finance, Secretary & Treasurer in 2007.  Prior to joining IIMAK, Joe served as a Manager at KPMG LLP, where he spent 7 years in public accounting. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and holds an MBA with concentration in Professional Accounting and an undergraduate degree in Finance from Canisius College.

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Kyle Whitford

SVP, Commercial

Kyle Whitford serves as Senior Vice President of Commercial for Ingredients Plus where he leads, guides, and directs all customer engagement and customer experience strategies for the organization. Kyle’s career spans over 10 years’ in the ingredients and sweeteners industry, driving procurement and sales strategies for the company.  He began his career with Ingredients Plus in February 2010 as a sales representative where he quickly became immersed into all aspects of the business. He was promoted to Vice President of Sales in August 2018 where he oversaw all commodity purchasing, sales, and customer service. Kyle has executed on several company initiatives over the past 10 years including expansion of the organization’s core products and new customer programs including sugar packets, Fair Trade products, specialty sweeteners, and organic offerings. Most recently, Kyle has assisted in co-leading several organizational growth initiatives including the acquisition integration, short line railroad expansion, and the identification and commissioning of a second production facility servicing the Mid-Atlantic region. Kyle holds his undergraduate degree in Marketing from Saint John Fisher College.

Victor Pacheco

SVP, Operations & Logistics

Victor Pacheco joined Ingredients Plus in May 2023, assuming the role of Senior Vice President of Operations and Logistics. In this role, Victor is responsible spearheading the company's operational strategies, spanning the entire spectrum from supply chain management to production operations, logistics, and customer delivery. By prioritizing outstanding customer care as our guiding mission, Victor ensures that Ingredients Plus delivers exceptional service and quality ingredients to our valued customers each day, every day. With a career spanning over 15 years, Victor possesses a wealth of knowledge in managing complex global supply chain operations, multi-site production operations, and driving high-impact continuous improvement initiatives. Prior to joining Ingredients Plus, he achieved considerable success at Bunge, a global leader specializing in edible oils and milled grain ingredients. During his tenure at Bunge, Victor held various key positions, including Plant Manager and Director of Continuous Improvement.

Victor holds an MBA from Missouri Baptist University, augmenting his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations from Southern Illinois University. Furthermore, his dedication to excellence is evident through his Six-Sigma Blackbelt certification, fluency in three languages, and status as a DDI Certified trainer.

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Douglas C. Wagner

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Joseph G. Perna

Chief Financial Officer

Victor Pacheco

SVP, Operations & Logistics

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Kyle Whitford

SVP, Commercial

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Our Values

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Passion

Believing anything is possible, we get involved and we have fun!

Community

We are committed to giving back and supporting all of those around us.

Commitment

We do what we say we will do and strive to continuously improve and learn from each other.

Boldness

We aren’t afraid to be bold as we look to achieve greatness. We work with urgency and take calculated risks.

Innovation

Our community invites thinking outside the box, discovering new ways of working and challenging the status quo. Together, we are comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Our Values

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Our team brings passion and a winning spirit each day.

Believing anything is possible, we get involved and we have fun!

We lead with curiosity & innovation.

Our community invites thinking outside the box, discovering new ways of working and challenging the status quo. Together, we are comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Doing the right thing is built into our DNA.

We aren’t afraid to be bold as we look to achieve greatness. We work with urgency and take calculated risks.

We are committed to winning together.

We do what we say we will do and strive to continuously improve and learn from each other.

Our communities are where we work and live.

Our community invites thinking outside the box, discovering new ways of working and challenging the status quo. Together, we are comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Our Values

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Commitment

  • Do what you say you will do…and we are accountable.
  • Dedicated to continuous improvement and doing the right thing.
  • We want to be here… and we are committed to each other.
Icon of happy person

Passion

  • Believing anything is possible.
  • Operate with a winning spirit.
  • Get involved and have fun!
Icon of person in circle with 4 arrows pointing to squares in edges

Boldness

  • Make decisions.
  • Take calculated risks.
  • Work with urgency.
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Innovation

  • Challenge the status quo: Discover new ways to work.
  • Be curious; communicate new ideas.
  • Get comfortable being uncomfortable.
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People & Community

  • Investing in today, and in the future, of our external and internal community. Get involved and make a difference.
  • Fulfilling our Purpose for the next generation.

Life at ingredients PLUS

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Build your career with us and become the next PLUS!

We provide outstanding experiences for our employees, customers and suppliers. Each day, every day.  You could be the PLUS on the ingredients PLUS team. We have some exciting opportunities available.