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Pete And Gerry’s Appoints Flocco As CEO

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Monroe, New Hampshire-based Pete and Gerry’s Organics, a producer of organic, free range and pasture-raised eggs, has announced that veteran consumer and food executive Tom Flocco has joined the company as CEO.

Flocco previously served as president and COO of Utz Brands, where he held day-to-day responsibility for the company’s commercial, financial and supply chain operations. He also served as president and CEO of Beam Suntory, a global distilled spirits business.

In addition, Flocco is the chairman at Everglades Boats, was a partner at McKinsey & Company in its consumer practice, and started his career at Procter & Gamble across sales and brand management roles.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to join the Pete and Gerry’s team at a pivotal moment in the company’s journey,” said Tom Flocco, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s. “Pete and Gerry’s is a pioneer in the premium egg category with tremendous growth potential as consumers demand more nutritious, sustainable and humanely raised eggs. I look forward to working with our team members, our family farmers and our customers to continue on this incredible journey.”

Adam Waglay, co-founder of Butterfly, which holds a majority interest in Pete and Gerry’s, added: “We are thrilled to have Tom join Pete and Gerry’s leadership team as CEO. Tom is an impressive executive with a wealth of experience across food and consumer businesses that will help us accelerate the company’s growth and further its mission.”

The Pete and Gerry’s family has been raising chickens for three generations. The company’s brands include Pete and Gerry’s Organic, Nellie’s Free Range and Consider Pastures. In 2003, the company became the first “Certified Humane” egg producer in the U.S. In 2013, Pete and Gerry’s became the first egg producer in the world to achieve Certified B-Corporation status.

To learn more about the company, visit peteandgerrys.com.

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