Richard Mewborn joined Merisant as Vice President, Global Operations in October 2010 and in April 2011 he was made Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Merisant, Mr. Mewborn was Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Alberto Culver where he was responsible for the total supply chain operations on a global basis including purchasing, manufacturing, quality, engineering, distribution & customer service, demand & supply planning, and new product development activities.
Prior to Alberto Culver, he held various Supply Chain positions for Reckitt Benckiser in North America and spent two years in Sao Paulo, Brazil managing Reckitt's Latin America Supply Chain.
In addition, he held engineering and maintenance roles with Frito Lay and Milliken &Company early in his career. Mr. Mewborn graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology.