Cole is a food industry veteran with 20 years’ experience leading successful sales, marketing and innovation teams and will report directly to Keystone Foods’ President and CEO Frank Ravndal.
“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,” said Ravndal. “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.”
Prior to joining Keystone, Cole was most recently the chief commercial officer of Tyson Foods, where he was responsible for developing combined go-to market strategies for the company’s food service and consumer products businesses. During his 16-year tenure with Tyson, Cole held several senior management positions.
Cole also led account business development efforts within Hudson Foods Inc.
In his new role at Keystone, Cole will oversee Keystone’s poultry, beef and fish businesses in North America. He is committed to operational excellence and executing the company’s growth strategy by deepening relationships with new and existing customers across multiple channels.