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McAdams Appointed President, Perdue Foods And COO, Perdue Farms

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Kevin McAdams

Salisbury, Maryland-based Perdue Farms, a 102-year-old privately held company, has appointed Kevin McAdams as president of Perdue Foods and COO of Perdue Farms, effective immediately. He will report to Randy Day, CEO of Perdue Farms.

“We’re thrilled to have Kevin join Perdue Farms. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a successful and trusted leader in the food and beverage industry with a proven track record of achieving sustainable growth and driving operational excellence,” Day said.

“The complexity of today’s food and agriculture industry and our business requires a certain level of commercial and consumer expertise and a depth of knowledge in supply chain management that Kevin brings to our team. This is critical as we navigate in a more challenging climate to improve our competitive performance while upholding our core values.”

McAdams joins Perdue Farms from Jack Links protein snacks, a privately held, family-owned company, where he was president, North America. His previous positions include president, Schwan’s Consumer Brands and Pabst Brewing Company. Earlier in his career, he held operating roles with Mizkan, Red Bull North America, The Coca-Cola Company and Frito-Lay.

“I’m honored to join Perdue Farms and look forward to building on the strong legacy and mission of the company and working closely with our very talented team to position Perdue for our next phase of growth as we consistently delight our valued customers and consumers with premium foods and services,” McAdams said.

Perdue Farms is a fourth-generation, family-owned food and agriculture company.

The protein portfolio within the Perdue Foods business, including the flagship Perdue brand, Niman Ranch, Panorama Organic Grass-Fed Meats, Coleman Natural, and Yummy, as well as its pet brands, Spot Farms and Full Moon, is available through various channels including retail, foodservice, club stores and its direct-to-consumer website.

For more information, visit perdue.com or perduefarms.com.

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