Meat&Poultry - April 2012 - (Page 40)

CEO Series Executive experience Eddy Packing Co. taps former Tyson exec., Scott McNair, to lead it into the next era BY BERNARD SHIRE E ddy Packing Co., Yoakum, Texas, is a widely diversified proces- So when the company, a midsize operation with about $150 million in annual sales, was looking for a new chief executive, it’s not surprising they targeted a leader with a wide variety of experience. The company succeeded in tracking down someone whose experience was broad and whose resume included working with a high-profile processor. After the company was taken over by Mason Wells, a leading private-equity firm based in the Midwest managing more than $800 million of capital sor of pork, beef and poultry products, with complete lines of fully cooked, marinated, cured, fresh and frozen meat products. The company’s offerings include brisket, smokehouse sausage, chicken breast, fajita meat, ribs, pork chops and loins, pulled pork, beef and chicken. Eddy owns one of the largest branded meat lineups in the region, and also makes private-label products for foodservice distributors and large retailers. 40 • Meat&Poultry • April 2012 •

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meat&Poultry - April 2012

Meat&Poultry - April 2012
Table of Contents
Commentary - Assassinating effective technology
Business Notes - LFTB fallout continues
Business Notes - Thompson to CEO of McDonald’s
Business Notes - Introducing: NAMA
Business Notes - Group to acquire Burger King restaurants
Business Notes - JBS may leave Argentina
Business Notes - JBS Q4 earnings advance despite Pilgrim’s Pride loss
Business Notes - Tyson addresses its strategy and stance on LFTB
Washington - Family farm labor pains
Cover Story - Team builder
Food Safety - Full speed ahead
CEO Series - Executive experience
Ground Beef - Burger nirvana
Meat Processing - Operations & Engineering
Flooring - Building a solid foundation
Contract Sanitation - Focus on plant sanitation
Sanitation Tips (Consejos de Sanidad) - Cleaning compounds
Sanitation Tips - Be cautious with chemicals
Packaging Solutions - Sandwich success
Ingredient Issues - ‘Real food’ nutrition
Ingredient Trends - Tracking global ingredient trends
Small Business Matters - Remote possibilities
Leadership Development - Creating future leaders
From the Corral - On-farm handling
Labor - Balancing and bargaining act
Names in the News
New Product Showcase
Classified Advertising
The Insider

Meat&Poultry - April 2012