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Two Publix Vice Presidents to Retire; New Vice President Announced
Today, Publix Super Markets CEO Todd Jones announced the retirement of two officers and promotion of a new officer.
After 30 years of dedicated service, Vice President of Finance Gino DiGrazia has announced his decision to retire at the end of this year.
DiGrazia, 60, began his Publix career in 1992 as manager of business analysis and reporting in Lakeland, Florida. In 1997, he was promoted to director and to vice president & controller in 2002. In 2012, he was named vice president of finance.
“Gino’s dedication to helping our retail..."
McDonald's Announces Key Changes to Board of Directors
McDonald's Corporation today announced the retirement of Sheila A. Penrose from the McDonald's Board of Directors. The Company also announced the election of Tony Capuano, Marriott International; Jennifer Taubert, Johnson & Johnson; and Amy Weaver, Salesforce, to the Board. Sheila's retirement will be effective September 30 and the election of Tony, Jennifer and Amy takes effect October 1.
"For over 15 years, Sheila has been a deeply committed and highly valued member of our Board. We have all benefited from her thoughtful counsel, strong expertise and unwavering dedication to McDonald's. Through her leadership..."
Hormel Foods Announces Retirement of Gary Jamison, Vice President and Treasurer, After 34 Years
Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 global branded food company, today announced that Gary Jamison, vice president and treasurer, will be retiring after a 34-year career with the company. The company also announced it has appointed Florence Makope to succeed Jamison as vice president and treasurer. Makope, who joins Hormel Foods with more than 20 years of finance and treasury experience, will report to Jacinth Smiley, Hormel Foods executive vice president and chief financial officer.
"Gary has provided exceptional leadership to our financial organization, including..."
Brinker International Inc. Announces CEO Retirement and Succession Plan
Brinker International, Inc. announced today that Wyman Roberts will retire as Chief Executive Officer and President of the company, President of Chili's® Grill & Bar and as a member of the Board of Directors effective June 5, 2022. Roberts, 63, will continue to serve the company in an advisory role for 12 months as part of the company's succession plan.
The Board of Directors appointed Kevin Hochman, 48, as President and CEO of Brinker International, President of Chili's, and as a member of the Board of Directors effective June 6, 2022...
West Liberty Foods Announces CEO's Retirement
West Liberty, Iowa-based West Liberty Foods recently announced CEO Ed Garrett will retire on May 31, 2022.
Garrett started with West Liberty Foods in 1999 as the Vice President of Operations. He was promoted to President & CEO in 2004. Throughout his tenure, Garrett has led the organization to several prestigious awards including the Dupont Qualicon Food Quality Award in 2008, Subway’s Vendor of the Year in 2012, and Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ Processor of the Year in 2017, among many others. He also recieved Urner Barry’s Poultry Person of the Year Award in 2017...
Pilgrim’s Pride Announces Michael Cooper to Retire from Pilgrim’s Board of Directors
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation today announced that Michael Cooper will retire from the Pilgrim’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective on April 27, 2022, the date of the next Annual Shareholders Meeting, following 13 years of service to Pilgrim’s and over 25 years in the poultry industry.
Initially appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court as one of a two-member equity committee, Mr. Cooper was a key influence behind the Company’s emergence from bankruptcy while retaining the viability of Pilgrim’s initial stock...
Four New Leaders Join Cargill's Executive Team
Four new leaders are joining Cargill's executive team. They were selected for their expertise aligned to evolving customer and employee needs and their potential to drive the company's innovation and sustainability strategies around the world.
"The food system is constantly and quickly changing. To continue delivering innovative ideas and solutions for our customers, we must change as well. These leaders are guided by values and purpose, committed to our customers and passionate about feeding a growing population in a safe, responsible and sustainable way," said Dave MacLennan, Cargill chairman and CEO...
Kroger Announces Leadership Changes
The Kroger Co. today announced the retirement of Mark Tuffin, senior vice president of retail divisions, after more than 26 years of distinguished service, effective April 1. Tuffin will be succeeded by Kenny Kimball, currently president of the Smith's division.
Kenny Kimball, President of Smith's Division, Named Senior Vice PresidentKimball, currently president of the Smith's division, will succeed Tuffin, upon his retirement.
Kimball joined the organization in 1984 as a courtesy clerk in the Smith's division, followed by serving in several leadership roles in the years that followed, including store manager, district manager and bakery...
Publix Vice President of Marketing to Retire; New Vice President Announced
After 48 years of dedicated service, Publix Super Markets’ Vice President of Marketing Mark Irby has announced his decision to retire at the end of February 2022.
Irby, 66, began his Publix career in 1973 at the sign shop in Lakeland, Florida. After working in various capacities within that department, in 1983, he transferred into the advertising department as a marketing and research manager. In 1988, he was promoted to director of marketing and advertising and to his current role in 1989.
“Mark’s dedication to helping build, promote, protect..."
Eggland's Best CEO Charlie Lanktree Announces Retirement
Eggland's Best, the #1 branded egg in the U.S., announced today that CEO Charlie Lanktree plans to retire after having served the company for 32 years. As part of the final steps of a successful transition plan put in place several years ago, Kurt Misialek will be adding CEO to his current role as President of Eggland's Best, effective January 1, 2022.
"It has been a great pleasure and honor to have spent more than 30 years leading a fantastic team," Lanktree said. "I'm thankful for our consumers who enjoy our products..."
Hormel Foods Announces the Retirement of Jim Sheehan, Executive Vice President and CFO
Hormel Foods Corporation, a global branded food company, announced today that Jim Sheehan plans to retire as executive vice president and chief financial officer after 43 years with the company. Jacinth Smiley, group vice president of corporate strategy, has been named his successor and will become the company’s next executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer.
Sheehan’s distinguished career at Hormel Foods spans more than four decades, including the last five years...
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