Kansas City-based wholesale baking company Interstate Bakeries has announced the retirement of its senior vice president and chief financial officer Frank W Coffey.

Coffey joined Interstate Bakeries in 1998 as vice president for corporate development, before being promoted to senior vice president and CFO in May 1999, reported the Associated Press.

Interstate Bakeries also announced that it is to appoint Paul E Yarick as treasurer and senior vice president of finance.