Foster Farms names Jayson Penn CEO

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Foster Farms appointed Jayson Penn as its CEO, effective immediately.

Penn succeeds Donnie Smith, who was named CEO of Foster Farms in June 2022, in conjunction with the company being acquired by Atlas Holdings.

Penn offers to the company a long career in the poultry industry that began working with his family’s poultry business. He later spent nearly a decade with Pilgrim’s Pride, where he served in various leadership roles, including senior vice president of the Commercial Business Group, executive vice president of sales and operations, president of Pilgrim’s USA, and eventually, CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation.

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