The J. M. Smucker Co. has announced the election of Kevin Jackson as vice president and general manager for foodservice, effective May 1, 2014. He succeeds Ken Miller, who is retiring on June 15 after 34 years with the company. Jackson has been with Smucker for 12 years in marketing leadership positions in the U.S. Retail unit, 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.