MEMPHIS, TENN. – Monogram Foods, a leading producer of packaged foods and private label products, announced Dawn Drewry as the company’s new chief information officer. Drewry succeeds Joan Vanness, who will retire in April after a successful eight-year tenure as CIO.

Drewry served as vice president of Global Functions Technology at Tyson Foods Inc. Prior to that she spent nearly a decade at Hewlett Packard as an IT executive. Drewry joined Monogram Foods in February.

“We are incredibly fortunate that Dawn chose to join the Monogram Foods’ team,” said Karl Schledwitz, chief executive officer. “Her expertise and talent will allow us to continue our strategic growth trajectory.”

Drewry earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus on Management Information Systems. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Strategic Management and Executive Leadership from Penn State. Drewry will live in Memphis, Tenn., headquarters of Monogram Foods.

“Joining Monogram Foods during this time is incredibly exciting,” Drewry said. “It’s a dynamic company with great people and an excellent culture, and I look forward to being part of the team.”