Metz Promotes Senior Execs

Metz Culinary Management, the onsite dining management service company, has promoted two senior level officials.

The company, which is based in Dallas, Pa., named Jim Dickson to the post of senior vice president of corporate dining, higher education, independent and K-12 schools; and Vanessa Weaver director of marketing and sales.

Dickson, who is a 30-year industry veteran, previously was vice president of the corporate dining and higher education divisions. In his new position, he will assume new responsibilities for K-12 schools and independent schools. Before Dickson joined Metz in 2000 as regional vice president, he worked for Aramark, Sodexo and other dining service providers.

As director of marketing and services, Weaver will create marketing programs and promotional materials that help clients, including K-12 schools, higher education facilities, hospitals and restaurants. She joined Metz in 2006. Previously, she was marketing and public relations associate for Regional Hospital of Scranton, Pa.

"Metz recognizes hard work and dedication, and we are thrilled to announce the promotions of Jim Dickson and Vanessa Weaver, president and chief executive Jeffrey C. Metz said in a statement. "In their time here, both have exhibited a passion and commitment to excellence that has helped shape Metz into a national recognized service management company."

Metz Culinary Management provides service for a variety of clients, including hospitals, public and independent schools, colleges, corporate offices and manufacturing facilities.

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