The J. M. Smucker Company has announced the election of Kevin Jackson as vice president and general manager of foodservice effective May 1, 2014. he will succeed Ken Miller, who is retiring on June 15, 2014 after 34 years with Smucker. Jackson has been with the company for 12 years in marketing leadership positions within the U.S. Retail business, most recently as vice president of marketing for the coffee business, which includes the Folgers, Dunkin Donuts, Millstone, Cafe Bustelo, Cafe Pilon and Life is Good brands.