Oggi Names Symonds President, Das CEO

Oggi Corporation has appointed Will Symonds to the position of president, effective November 1, 2020. Aji Das, former president and founder of the Oggi Corporation, will continue his involvement as the company’s CEO.

Symonds is the former global CEO manual appliances/president, DKB Household USA. According to Oggi, in his new role as president, Symonds will take over the global development of the company’s e-commerce business through enhanced execution in major marketplaces, direct-to-consumer channels and omnichannel retail. In addition, the company said Symonds will revamp and develop the Oggi U.S. and international commercial strategy, as well as oversee day-to-day operations at the campus in Anaheim, CA.

Oggi stated the company’s current management team will remain unchanged. Paul Williamson remains as svp, with Debi Sapolin, director of new business development and Steve Curtis, national sales manager, reporting to both Symonds and Williamson.

“Having both Will and Paul on board will make my participation a lot easier and I will be able to concentrate more on making sure that the company continues to run smoothly while expanding our horizons,” said Das. “Our new appointee during the past year has been Debi, who took over as director of business development and is expanding Oggi into several new categories for 2021, so everyone here is extremely excited about the new year to come and the new challenges that will accompany it.”