ST. LOUIS — Lukas Schmid has been promoted to vp of producing at Panera Bread Co. In his new function he can be answerable for the corporate’s 18 contemporary dough amenities and the protection and well-being of its greater than 1,400 staff.
Mr. Schmid has been with Panera Bread since Might 2017, most just lately as vp of provide chain analytics and finance since September 2020. Earlier, he was plant supervisor and director of finance on the firm. Previous to Panera Bread he was finance supervisor of Americas at Michelman. He additionally labored as director of finance of the aftermarket division at Milacron, senior enterprise analyst at M. Bohlke Veneer Corp. and senior accountant at Deloitte & Touche.
“With this transfer I’ll depart the world of finance, put my steel-toed footwear, hairnet and bump cap again on, and re-enter the world of operations,” Mr. Schmid mentioned in a Might 26 LinkedIn posting. “I’m extremely humbled and grateful for this wonderful alternative and the belief our executives are placing in me. Whereas I’m undoubtedly scared about what’s forward of me, I do know that I can depend on an incredible group of FDF leaders with nice concepts and a few years of expertise. Collectively we are going to work carefully with our pals in retail, franchise, bakery, provide chain, culinary and all throughout the One Panera to ship to our visitor what they’ve come to count on: highest-quality breads and bagels and contemporary produce, delivered every day.”