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Heinz VP David Ciesinski to address graduates at spring commencement

4/26/2011 —


10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 14, Athletics Center

David Ciesinski, group vice president and chief marketing officer for Heinz U.S. Consumer Products, a business unit of the H.J. Heinz Company, will deliver the commencement address to Penn State New Kensington spring graduates at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, in the campus Athletics Center. The title of the address is "The Journey Ahead."

Ciesinski heads the Ketchup, Condiments and Sauces division that include the brands Heinz Ketchup, Heinz Heritage Sauces, Heinz 57 Sauce, Lea and Perrins, and Jack Daniel’s Barbeque Sauce. Heinz is one of the world's leading processors and marketers of high-quality ketchup, condiments, sauces, meals, soups, snacks and infant foods through all retail and foodservice channels.

A resident of Sewickley, PA., Ciesinski holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Nearly 100 graduates will receive master's, baccalaureate and associate degrees at the commencement exercises.

Chancellor Kevin Snider will confer undergraduate degrees and William D. Bigos, assistant professor of education at Penn State Harrisburg, will confer master of education degrees.

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