Cooks Venture is looking to strengthen its executive team, and Tim Singleton and Bob Davenport are just the experienced industry leaders to take the charge. Recently, Singleton was tapped as the new Chief Operating Officer, and Davenport was named to the Chief Sales Officer position.
“Joining Cooks Venture is an exciting opportunity to grow a poultry business where we are demonstrating we can grow a healthier bird through better breeding practices,” stated Singleton. “There’s a strong moral imperative driving the company culture. We understand that we have the opportunity to make impactful change in this industry, change that’s rooted in regenerative agriculture and better breeding.”
Singleton brings over 25 years of experience in the poultry industry as an experienced senior executive.
As COO, Singleton will continue to refine Cooks Venture’s omnichannel business, improve efficiencies, and execute the mission to expand regenerative agriculture systems at scale, in addition to leading the company’s investment into infrastructure across the breeding program, primary processing, and expansion of a debone facility.
Joining Singleton in the C-suite is Davenport as the new CSO.
“I was immediately drawn to Cooks Venture as a mission-driven company with tremendous potential for growth,” said Davenport. “There’s growing demand from consumers seeking high-quality meat from verified sources, and that’s where Cooks Venture comes in. It’s the kind of business that has the potential for great impact, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”
Along with Singleton, Davenport also brings over 25 years of leadership and sales experience in the chicken industry to his role.
As CSO, noted the release, Davenport will continue building on Cooks Venture’s growing retail presences while expanding the brand to reach new customers, channels, and geographies. He will lead strategy and evolve processes across sales and supply chain teams.
“Tim and Bob’s deep experience leading poultry companies will aid Cooks Venture as we scale the business, expand our genetics program, increase our production capabilities, and grow our retail presence,” stated Chief Executive Officer and Founder Matthew Wadiak. “Their leadership will serve the company well as we enter into the next phase of growth.”
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Congratulations to Tim Singleton and Bob Davenport as they start a new chapter.