“I’m honored to join Perdue Farms and look forward to building on the strong legacy and mission of the company,” said Kevin McAdams in response to becoming president of Perdue Foods and chief operating officer of Perdue Farms.
“We’re thrilled to have Kevin join Perdue Farms. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a successful and trusted leader in the food and beverage industry with a proven track record of achieving sustainable growth and driving operational excellence. The complexity of today’s food and agriculture industry and our business requires a certain level of commercial and consumer expertise and a depth of knowledge in supply chain management that Kevin brings to our team,” said CEO of Perdue Randy Day. “This is critical as we navigate in a more challenging climate to improve our competitive performance while upholding our core values.”
McAdams has management experience from previous positions including:
- Jack Links protein snacks,
- Schwan’s Consumer Brands,
- Pabst Brewing Company,
- Red Bull North America,
- The Coca-Cola Company and
McAdams looks forward to “working closely with our very talented team to position Perdue for our next phase of growth as we consistently delight our valued customers and consumers with premium foods and services.”
According to WATT Poultry.com’s World’s Top Companies, Perdue ranks No. 10 with 605 million heads slaughtered annually and its 2021 chicken sales were $4.365 billion. The company’s brands include Perdue, Perdue Harvestland, Coleman Natural and Draper Valley Farms.