SUGAR LAND, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Imperial Sugar Company (OTC:IPSU – news) today announced the addition of J. Chris Brewster as Managing Director – Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Robert J. McLaughlin, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO.

Mr. Brewster’s background consists primarily of service as Chief Financial Officer in significant public companies. He was most recently employed by, an internet and trade magazine publishing company, as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that position, he was a partner with Bellmeade Capital Partners, LLC, a merchant bank specializing in consolidation transactions. Other prior positions include Vice President – Finance and CFO with Sanifill, Inc., Senior Vice President – Finance at NCS, Inc. and Vice President – Treasurer at Geosource, Inc. He graduated from Harvard Business School in 1975 after obtaining his B.S. in Industrial Management from M.I.T.

Imperial Sugar Company is the largest processor and marketer of refined sugar in the United States and a major distributor to the foodservice market. The Company markets its products nationally under the Imperial(TM), Dixie Crystals(TM), Spreckels(TM), Pioneer(TM), Holly(TM), Diamond Crystal(TM) and Wholesome Sweeteners(TM) brands. Additional information about Imperial Sugar may be found on its web site at