Executive Profile
Friday, January 29, 1999

Name: Gary M. Hanagami Jr.
Age: 49
Position: President, Rainbow Sales and Marketing Inc.
First job: Clerk/driver for Hawaiian Rent-All
Favorite pastimes: Golf, gardening

Growing the grocery
business at Rainbow

Gary M. Hanagami Jr. takes over the president's role at Rainbow Sales and Marketing Inc. on March 1 as the company plans to expand retail grocery operations.

The company represents manufacturers that market their products through the Hawaii food service, retail and military channels. It has been most involved in frozen foods.

"The company wants to grow the grocery business," Hanagami said.

William Prideaux, the former president, will continue as chairman and chief executive officer.

Hanagami has been with Kraft Foods and its subsidiary, Oscar Mayer Foods, for 23 years and most recently has been customer business manager for Kraft Foods in Hawaii. He also was Kraft director of sales and worked in Boston, Chicago and Madison, Wis., before returning to Hawaii in 1994.

By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin

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