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Jon Nash to lead Cargillís North American Protein business


Wichita, Kansas – WEBWIRE

Cargill has selected Jon Nash to lead its North American protein business. He will report to Brian Sikes, who was recently appointed to the executive team as leader of the companyís global protein and salt businesses.†

Nash began his career at Cargill in 1998. Most recently, he was the president of Cargillís Protein foodservice business, where he strengthened and built strategic customer relationships. He brings a diverse mix of commercial, operations and finance experience. Nash has served as vice president of operations and was the general manager and controller of the companyís Fresno, Calif., beef facility.

ďCargill is innovating the future of protein,Ē said corporate senior Vice President Brian Sikes. ďJon is a results-driven leader. He puts people first, embraces technology and is a forward thinker Ė his collaborative approach will help continue our growth.Ē†

Nash will begin his new role on March 1, 2019, and he will be based in Cargill Proteinís new headquarters in Wichita, Kan.

Misty High will assume the Cargill Protein foodservice business lead role on March 1, 2019. Currently, High serves as vice president and key customer leader in Cargillís Protein business. She has a strong track-record building strategic partnerships with foodservice and retail customers and has advanced joint efforts on sustainability. High joined Cargill in 2005 after starting her career with an integrated advertising and marketing agency. She is originally from Wichita, Kan., and will return to the city for this role.

Cargill Protein has 28,000 employees across nearly 50 locations. The company produces beef, turkey, chicken and egg products to foodservice, retail and food ingredient companies across North America and around the world.†

About Cargill

Cargillís 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

We combine 153 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture.


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