The Board of Directors of Mikesell’s Snack Food Company announce that Luke Mapp will lead the company as President beginning on March 16th of this year. Mikesell’s is considered to be the oldest continuously run family-owned potato chip company in the United States operating since 1910. It will now see family back at the helm for the first time since 2005.
Mr. Mapp began his career with Mikesell’s as a sales analyst in 2002 and has held a variety of positions with the company from Director of Marketing, to Route Supervisor, and most recently as Executive Vice President of Operations. With nearly 20 years at the company, Mr. Mapp brings a unique perspective to the role of President due to his depth and breadth of experience. By way of the roles he has held at Mikesell’s, Mr. Mapp has had the opportunity to meet and work with employees and stakeholders many of whom joined the company during the tenure of his grandfather, Leslie C. Mapp.
“I am looking forward to this new chapter for Mikesell’s,” says Mapp. “For years, I have been fortunate to be a part of a company that supports it’s employees and seeks strong relationships with customers and consumers. It is my distinct honor and pleasure to improve upon the work of my predecessors and develop new, deeper, and more lasting relationships with all those who come in contact with the Mikesell’s Snack Food Company Brand.”
Mikesell’s corporate headquarters is located in Dayton, OH and distributes their products across Ohio, Indiana, eastern Illinois, and Kentucky. The Dayton, OH plant produces potato and kettle chip products, and the plant located in Indianapolis, IN produces extruded puffed corn products. Mikesell’s is proud to support local businesses and is an equal opportunity employer of local workers.