Artisan cheese maker Sartori Foods has appointed Lisa Cielencki as national sales director for its food and ingredients business.

"Lisa has a vast background in the ingredient market and we are pleased to have her join the Sartori team," says Jim Sartori, CEO of Sartori Foods. "The combination of her scientific and sales background will be invaluable in continuing the growth of our Ingredient business".

Most recently, Cielencki was director of specialty product sales for Imperial Sugar.

In her new role Cielencki will be responsible for growing new business in the food ingredient market.