David G. Fliss has been named vice-president of client development at AIB International. He has held the position on an interim basis since April and previously was AIB’s director of client development beginning in September 2014.

Mr. Fliss brings more than 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry to his new role. Prior to joining AIB International, he was vice-president of global sales and marketing for Lawrence Foods where he expanded its global presence and opened a Mexico office. Previously he spent many years with CSM (now Corbion) and Caravan with significant experience in Mexico and Latin America.

Mr. Fliss has foreign and domestic experience in sales force management, business development, account management, strategic selling and team building in the business-to-business segment of the food and beverage industry. Additionally, he brings a background in global account management and business-to-business marketing from the baking, food ingredients and food service segments of the industry. His work has had global reach, including experience in Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.