DayDayCook Appoints Malik Sadiq as Chief Operating Officer

Appointing a seasoned executive strengthens DDC’s position for swift growth and expansion in the global food market.

NEW YORK, June 18, 2024 — DDC Enterprise, Ltd., (NYSEAM: DDC) (“DayDayCook,” “DDC,” or the “Company”), a leading content-driven food consumer brand, today announced that Malik Sadiq has been named Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Sadiq will lead the integration and expansion of DayDayCook’s brands globally, including recent acquisitions Noma Lin, Yai’s Thai and Omsom.

“Malik joins the DayDayCook leadership team at a critical and exciting juncture following the completion of our third Asian foods acquisition in the U.S.,” said Norma Chu, DayDayCook’s Founder and CEO. “Malik brings unique expertise in driving growth and operational efficiency — both organically and through mergers and acquisitions – and will help the Company efficiently execute our business plan. We anticipate the impactful contributions he will undoubtedly make to our team as DayDayCook continues its journey to become an Asian food powerhouse.”

Mr. Sadiq boasts over 25 years of global food and beverage experience, including more than 15 years at Tyson Foods.  Most recently he served as Co-CEO and COO of LiveKindly Collective, a high-growth food company operating in 40 countries. Prior to this he was SVP of the International and Export divisions of Tyson Foods, growing revenue to $2B during his tenure. Mr. Sadiq holds a Doctorate and Master’s in industrial engineering and a Bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.  

“I am thrilled to join DDC and contribute to its strategy of acquiring authentic Asian brands and scaling for growth,” said Malik Sadiq. “DDC is uniquely positioned to drive this strategy due to its Asian origin and heritage.  I am eager to leverage my years of operating and M&A experience to propel DDCs strategy.”

About DayDayCook – A Leader in Food Innovation
Established in 2012, DayDayCook is a leading content-driven consumer brand offering easy and convenient ready-to-heat, ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat Asian food products. The company focuses on innovative and healthy meal solutions with a rapidly expanding omnichannel sales network in China and the U.S., and through a robust online presence globally. The Company builds brand recognition through culinary and lifestyle content across major social media and e-commerce platforms.

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