MamaMancini’s Holdings, the US natural frozen and chilled food group, has named Matthew Brown its chief operating officer.

Brown is MamaMancini’s president and serves on the group’s board. He will continue in these functions, as well as taking on additional responsibilities in overseeing corporate operations.

“I am pleased that Matt has agreed to assume the additional responsibilities of overseeing corporate operations,” chairman and CEO Carl Wolf said. “His food industry experience and his leadership at the corporate level have been valuable assets to the company since its inception. I firmly believe that working together with Matt the Company can ascend to the next level of its development in the coming years for the benefit of our consumers, retail store customers and our loyal shareholders.”

Before joining MamaMancini’s in 2010, he served as president of Hors D’oeuvres Unlimited and prior to this Brown worked at the then Kraft Foods.