Gene Gregory, president of the United Egg Producers, will retire at the end of 2012.
Gene Gregory made the announcement at the board meeting of the cooperative held in conjunction with the 2012 International Poultry Expo in Atlanta. The United Egg Producers’ board announced that Chad Gregory, Gene Gregory's son, will succeed his father as the next president.
Gene Gregory has spent over 40 years working in and for the egg industry. He began his career as an egg producer and later served as a board member of the United Egg Producers, before becoming a staff member of the cooperative and finally serving five years as its president.
Chad Gregory is currently senior vice president for the United Egg Producers.