Kevin Lastowski and Chris Myers have both been promoted to vice president of operations at Cal-Maine Foods. These appointments were made effective at the December 28, 2012, meeting of the company's board of directors. Lastowski will have responsibility for all of Cal-Maine Foods' production and processing facilities located in south Florida, and Myers will be responsible for oversight of all the company's operations in north Florida. They will both report directly to Sherman Miller, chief operating officer of the company.
Lastowski has been employed with Cal-Maine Foods since 2001. He most recently served as an operations manager in the company's Dade City, Fl., operation. Lastowski graduated from North Carolina State University in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in poultry science and associate's degrees in both agricultural pest management and agribusiness management.
Myers joined the company in 2002 and has held management positions at different locations in Florida since Cal-Maine Foods acquired the operations in 2005. He is also located in Dade City. Myers has an associate's degree in general agriculture from North Carolina State University. He is a member of the board of the Florida Poultry Federation and also serves on the Florida Animal Industry Technical Council and the Florida Emergency Poultry Disease Committee.