Mega poultry producer Foster Farms has announced the appointment of Dan Huber to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective yesterday. Serving most recently as Chief Operations Officer, Huber has held a number of leadership positions since he joined the company in 1996. Huber will be replacing former CEO Laura Flanagan, who resigned from the company to pursue other opportunities.
"Dan is uniquely qualified to lead Foster Farms," said Terry Martin, Chairman of the Board. "He brings over 23 years of agribusiness, supply chain, food production, food safety, and branded sales management experience to this position. His depth of expertise and familiarity with Foster Farms' business and community are strengths that will drive the company into the future. We thank Laura for her many contributions to Foster Farms and wish her the best in her future endeavors."
Huber earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and has participated on several industry boards including the National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. Before joining Foster Farms, Huber held numerous sales and management positions at Oscar Mayer and Kraft Foods. Huber said he is strongly committed to his local community in California’s Central Valley, where he and his family have lived for over 20 years.
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