Food manufacturer Ralcorp Holdings has announced the hiring of Richard G Scalise as corporate vice president; and president of frozen bakery products.

Scalise will report to Kevin J. Hunt, co-chief executive officer and president of Ralcorp. He joins the company after serving the last eight years with ConAgra Foods, Inc. He served as president/COO of ConAgra's refrigerated food business since 2003 and as president/COO of ConAgra's dairy foods group from 2000 to 2003.

"We are delighted Ralcorp continues to attract exceptional talent to its leadership team," said Kevin J Hunt. "I am confident that Rich's demonstrated leadership and experience in the foodservice business will be a major contribution to the future growth of our business, and we look forward to working with him as we pursue new and exciting initiatives."