Bryan Yourdon Named New President of Kennedy Manufacturing Company

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BUFFALO GROVE, IL Sept 25, 2015 — JVA Partners is pleased to announce that Bryan Yourdon has joined us as the new President of Kennedy Manufacturing Company.  Effective immediately Bryan assumes direct responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the KMC business as a whole including Blue Bell.  In this role Bryan will report directly to JVA Partners and the board of directors.

Bryan brings over 15 years of experience building and growing branded industrial, consumer and OEM-support businesses. Most recently Bryan served as the President of Royal Purple and prior to that as VP of Packaging & Branded Products at Calumet Specialty (NASDAQ: CLMT).

Please join us in welcoming Bryan Yourdon to the family of JVA holdings and our group of top executives.  Consistent with our culture of learning from one another Bryan looks forward to getting acquainted with each one and all of you soon.

For more information contact jkennedy@kennedymfg.com – 419-623-2696