Jane Foreman

Manager, Marketing and Product Management – Foodservice,

Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc.

As Manager of Foodservice Marketing and Product Management for Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc., Jane leads all of Kikkoman’s foodservice marketing efforts from K-12 to fine dining in the Americas. She was fortunate enough to have seen much of the world by the ripe old age of 10, which sparked her love and interest for different types of cuisines. With over 20 years of experience in the foodservice industry, Jane has shared her passion for marketing as an adjunct professor at Bellevue University. Jane has a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of San Francisco.



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