MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Bachman’s has announced a new generation of the family will soon come into control of the company.

Effective mid-June, Susie Bachman West will be the president of the company.

You may recognize her from the many segments she has done with WCCO over the years.

Paul Bachman has been company president since 2008 and is retiring soon.

Susie Bachman, who until now has been Vice President of merchandising and floral design, will be the fifth generation of the family to serve as president of the company that dates back to 1885.

The company said she will maintain many of her current responsibilities, but as president will assume oversight of production and wholesale operations.