Keystone Foods names new president
Dec. 7, 2015
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
WEST CHESTER, Pa. – Devin Cole has joined Keystone Foods’ executive leadership team as president of Keystone US, overseeing all North American business for the company. Cole, who will report directly to Keystone Foods’ President and CEO Frank Ravndal, is a food industry veteran with 20 years of experience.
|Devin Cole, president of Keystone US
In his new role at Keystone, Cole will oversee the company’s poultry, beef and fish businesses in North America.
“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,” Ravndal said. “Devin is very well-respected across the industry. He is a seasoned and thoughtful leader who will bring a new perspective to the US business and the Keystone leadership team.”
Cole comes to Keystone after 16 years with Tyson Foods, where he was chief commercial officer responsible for developing combined go-to market strategies for the company’s foodservice and consumer products businesses. Cole held several senior management positions at Tyson, and also led account business development efforts within Hudson Foods, Inc.
Keystone Foods is a subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods, a publicly listed global protein company headquartered in Brazil. Keystone Foods is a global food services company that supplies the world’s leading consumer brands with high-quality, fresh and frozen products including poultry, beef, fish and pork.