OMAHA, NEB. – Greater Omaha Packing named Wendy Thornhill to the newly created position of director of strategic marketing and corporate communications. Thornhill will work with the leadership team, suppliers and critical customers to level up the company’s branding and brand image along with sales and marketing functions. She will be directly responsible for Greater Omaha Packing’s public relations, including managing and developing social media platforms and websites.
“Wendy brings extensive experience in this area,” said Mike Drury, Greater Omaha Packing president. “We are excited to have her as part of the team and look forward to her assisting us with achieving our mission to deliver the finest beef products to our customers.”
Most recently Thornhill led marketing strategies with signature restaurants in Northeast Ohio, and provided market solutions, training and education for Eastern US distributors, restaurant operators and retailers for Certified Angus Beef (CAB). She also managed the launch and content of CAB’s new sales focused brand app. Prior to CAB, she led marketing efforts in retail grocery, graphic design and healthcare industries.
“For generations, Greater Omaha has partnered with neighboring ranchers and livestock operators dedicated to producing high-quality beef,” Thornhill said. “I am excited to be additive to the legacy Greater Omaha has built around the world. With a history dating back over 100 years and continuous efforts to create a better future, I am eager to share our story.”