OMAHA – Richard A. Cogdill, who previously was executive vice president and CFO of Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., has been named CFO of The Scoular Co. Scoular provides supply chain solutions for users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients and food ingredients.

Cogdill spent more than 18 years with Pilgrim’s Pride, which is now majority owned by Brazil-based JBS S.A. Before joining Pilgrim’s Pride, Cogdill was a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young in Dallas. Most recently he was an independent and contract business consultant.

“Rick brings Scoular a wealth of executive financial leadership experience in a number of areas, including business acquisitions, capital market transactions, and corporate structure,” said Chuck Elsea, Scoular CEO.  “We are pleased to have Rick bring his extensive capabilities to our growing company and further position Scoular for global growth in response to the expanding needs of our grain, feed ingredient, and food ingredient customers.”