LENEXA, KANSAS, U.S. — Mary Bentley has joined Caravan Ingredients as vice-president of marketing and business development. Bentley most recently ran her own consulting organization, Bentley Enterprises.

Bentley has an extensive background in management, sales and marketing, and has held various executive positions at Sara Lee Corp., Pillsbury/General Mills and the Women’s Foodservice Forum.

“Mary is a great addition to our leadership team,” said Bill McGowan, president and chief executive officer of Caravan Ingredients. “She brings extensive marketing and sales experience, coupled with 15 years of industry experience.”