Laura King has been appointed president of Candy Dynamics, succeeding Richard Deer, who will remain company CEO.
King has been with Candy Dynamics for 17 years, holding several responsible positions. Her latest position was vice president of sales and marketing. The company has tripled in size during her tenure at that position. She has had a key role in the introduction of Slime Lickers, Sour Smog Balls and the extension of the Toxic Waste Candy Brand into the international arena. King began her career at Hormel Foods. She will assume her new responsibilities beginning in 2018.