Patrick Inman has joined Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors and technologies for the food and beverage industry, as Operations Demand Planning Manager.

Inman’s responsibilities include oversight of comprehensive forecasting and scheduling activities associated with customer orders, such as inventory management, master production planning, real-time assessment of ingredient and component availability, and optimized utilization of staff and equipment resources. He will also integrate advanced planning software that seamlessly integrates with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). He reports to Mark Wagor, Director of Supply Chain Operations.

Inman has more than 20 years experience in planning and operations roles for a variety of consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries. Most recently, he served as a Demand Planning Manager for Coty Beauty U.S. in Deerfield, Ill.

Inman is a graduate of Iowa State University, located in Ames. He currently resides in Mundelein, Ill. and is an avid reader, Marvel comic book collector, and hockey fan.

For more than 100 years, Wixon has been a trusted provider of flavors, seasonings, and technologies for food and beverage manufacturers. With its scientific and culinary capabilities combined with a passion for service, Wixon drives innovation and solutions for its customers. Wixon focuses on its core areas of expertise: Industrial Ingredients, including Foodservice; Consumer Products; and Protein. Customers are encouraged to tap into a portfolio of services, including R&D, custom formulation development, turnkey solutions, and menu ideation. Wixon ingredients are globally-sourced and go beyond FDA standards to ensure quality and cleanliness. The company also offers spice grinding, blending, and a complete line of package engineering options. Located in St. Francis, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee, Wixon is GFSI Certified to FSSC 22000, ISO9001 Certified, and QAI Organic Certified. More information on Wixon or any of its products may be obtained at or by calling (414) 769-3000.