Utz Brands announced that Satyaki Lodh has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He will lead the Information Technology organization that is enabling technology infrastructure, data, and insights to support the growing footprint of Utz’s brands in the U.S. He will report to Ajay Kataria, Utz’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Lodh holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. He brings over thirty years of experience in Information Technology roles across multiple industries. He has spent over 20 years in the Food & Beverage Industry, including more than a decade focused on snack foods. Most recently, he served as the Chief Information Officer at Borden Dairy and Vice President of Enterprise Applications at Snyder’s-Lance.
“Satyaki is a fantastic addition to the Utz team. He has an impressive track record of successfully leading IT operations and delivering effective, leading-edge technology solutions that create business value. He has extensive knowledge of DSD operations and I am confident that Satyaki and his team will execute a focused IT vision and strategy that will help drive profitable growth,” said Ajay Kataria, EVP & CFO, Utz Brands, Inc.