Devin Cole, former Chief Commercial Officer of Tyson Foods, had been announced as the new President for Keystone Foods U.S.
Cole brings 20 years of industry experience to the position, including success in aspects like sales, marketing, and leading innovation teams. With Keystone he will be responsible for overseeing all North American business for the company, and will report to Ravndal directly.
"We're serious about growth and accelerating the plans we have outlined in our 'Focus to Win' business strategy. Adding Devin to our executive leadership team is a great reflection of both the current momentum Keystone has as well as our commitment to building an exceptional talent base for the future," Frank Ravndal, Keystone Foods' President & CEO, said in a press release.
Cole was with Tyson for 16 years. In his executive leadership role he was responsible for developing combined go-to market strategies for the company's foodservice and consumer products businesses, as well as having held several other senior management positions.
"Devin is very well-respected across the industry. He is a seasoned and thoughtful leader who will bring a new perspective to the U.S. business and the Keystone leadership team," Ravndal added.
With Keystone foods, Cole will oversee the company’s poultry, beef and fish businesses in North America, as well as being committed to operational excellence. According to the release, he will look to execute the company's growth strategy by deepening relationships with both new and existing customers across multiple channels.