Management Occupations

Tom Hayes is currently president of Tyson Foods

Brokers challenge timing of Tyson CEO revelation

By Rod Addy

Financial brokers have challenged Tyson Foods on the timing of its announcement that its chief executive officer (CEO) Donnie Smith would be replaced by its president Tom Hayes on 31 December.

US National Chicken Council welcomes new chairman

New NCC chairman appointed

By Chloe Ryan

A new chairman of the US National Chicken Council has been appointed. Todd Simmons, chief executive of Arkansas-based poultry producer Simmons Foods, was installed as 2015-2016 chairman of the NCC during its 61st annual conference held in Washington DC.

Unilever CFO Huët to step down

Unilever CFO Huët to step down

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Unilever’s chief financial officer Jean-Marc Huët is to leave the company on October 1 and will be replaced by Graeme Pitkethly, executive vice president of Unilever’s business in the UK and Ireland.

Kraft appoints new legal head

Kraft appoints new legal head

Food giant Kraft Foods has appointed Gerhard "Gerd" W. Pleuhs to lead its global legal team after its current head plans to leave in April.

Richard Smucker: 'Most commodity costs appear to have peaked in early fall and have retreated modestly in the past couple of months'

Special edition: Dealing with higher commodity costs

Hedging your bets: What will cost inflation look like in 2012?

By Elaine Watson

Raise prices to offset cost inflation, and you can expect to take a volume hit. But if all your rivals are ratcheting up prices too, at least you’re all in the same boat, right?

David West: The new man at Del Monte

David West leaves Hershey to lead Del Monte

David J. West has resigned from the top job at Hershey’s to take on the role of CEO at Del Monte – and John P. Bilbrey has been appointed as interim president and CEO at The Hershey Company.

Unilever is

Unilever is "delivering on its promises"

By By staff reporter

Unilever is “delivering on its promises” and can no longer be described as a “supertanker” or “resistant to change”, according to a new report from Investec Securities.

Cargill appoints new CEO

Cargill appoints new CEO

By Lorraine Heller

Leading US ingredient firm Cargill has announced the appointment of
a new chief executive officer, a move that comes in the same week
as a leadership reshuffle in competitor ADM.

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