Relocation of Nestle’s Pizza Business will bring 250 new jobs to Northeast Ohio
On October 30, 2013, Nestlé USA announced that the company is relocating its Nestlé Pizza Division from its present location in Northbrook, Illinois to Solon, Ohio. The relocation will bring approximately 250 high-paying jobs to Northeast Ohio, with a payroll of $21.7 million.
Nestlé Pizza is the maker of America’s most popular pizza brands, including DIGIORNO® (the #1 frozen pizza brand in the U.S.), CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN®, TOMBSTONE® and JACK’s®. The move will be completed by mid-2014.
“We are delighted to welcome Nestlé Pizza to the growing number of internationally recognized companies that see the advantages of doing business in Northeast Ohio,” said Tom Waltermire, CEO, Team NEO. “Team NEO, along with the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the city of Solon, Cuyahoga County, JobsOhio and leaders from the business community worked together to showcase all we have to offer for Nestlé and its employees.”