Robert J. Shearer, Chief Executive Officer for Shearer’s Foods, Inc., was voted to the Board of Directors of Russ Kiko Associates Inc., Canton, OH., a third generation auction company established in 1945 by founder Russ Kiko.
Mr. Shearer, like many of his fellow Russ Kiko Associates Board Members, began his career early in life working for the Shearer family business. While continuing on in the family business Mr. Shearer attended Walsh University and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance.
Mr. Shearer is a past Chairman of the Snack Food Association, winner of the 2007 Entrepreneur of The Year Award. Currently, he is serving on the Boards of Pegasus Farm, a therapeutic riding program for handicapped children, MelCap partners and Glenmoor Country Club. He is a member of the Lake Erie College Board of Trustees.
Mr. Shearer is married and lives in Canton, OH. His wife, Melissa, is Vice President of Communications for Shearer’s Foods.
“We are all looking forward to the new perspective and the opportunity to work with Mr. Shearer.” said Richard T. Kiko, Jr., CEO.
Reinstated to the board where George P. Kiko, chairman, James R. Kiko, and Richard T. Kiko, Sr.