Topco names general counsel

SKOKIE, Ill. — Topco Associates announced that Andrew Broccolo has joined the company as general counsel. In this new position Broccolo, 46, will report directly to Topco president and CEO Randy Skoda.

“I’m thrilled that Andy is now part of our leadership team,” Skoda said. “Andy will be instrumental in helping Topco effectively manage risk while also providing sound legal advice that assists us in driving our day-to-day business of delivering value to the association’s 52 members.”

Broccolo has worked in both public and private practice for more than 15 years, including positions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Sayers40 and Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz. Most recently, he has been advising corporate clients on real estate transactions, supplier agreements, governance, employment law and litigation matters.

Broccolo received his undergraduate degree from Miami University and his law degree from The John Marshall Law School.

Topco Associates LLC is an $11.6 billion, privately held company that provides aggregation, innovation and knowledge management solutions for leading food industry member-owners and customers.