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Smithfield Foods to Have New President and CEO

Dennis Organ has been named to take leadership following the retirement of current President and CEO Kenneth M. Sullivan.

Dennis Organ, Smithfield Incoming President And Ceo

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations, Dennis Organ will succeed Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and chief executive officer, who will be retiring from the company early next year. Organ joined Smithfield in 2010 and assumed his current position in 2019. For the past two years, he has overseen the day-to-day operations of the company’s entire vertically integrated domestic business, including its more than 40,000 team members across 32 states.


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Kenneth Sullivan has served as the president and chief executive officer of Smithfield for the past five years, championing its sustainability initiatives and supporting the company’s social purpose to improve food security and end hunger.



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