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May 5, 2014

Butterball has named Kerry Doughty as the company's president and CEO.

Butterball has named Kerry Doughty as the company's president and CEO.

"Butterball will benefit from Kerry's leadership, vision and passion for customers and associates as he steps into his new role as president and CEO," said Walter Pelletier, president of Maxwell Farms, which shares equal ownership of Butterball with Seaboard Corporation. "Butterball has a strong legacy of providing quality, great tasting products that families enjoy every day, and Kerry is committed to that tradition."

January 2, 2013

Butterball has moved to diversify its product portfolio with the acquisition of family-owned and operated Gusto Packing Co., located in Montgomery, Ill.

GARNER, N.C. — Butterball has moved to diversify its product portfolio with the acquisition of family-owned and operated Gusto Packing Co., located in Montgomery, Ill.

Gusto Packing Co. offers six basic product lines: Hickory & Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Bone-In Smoked Pork & Turkey Products, Smoked Boneless Hams, Cooked Hams, Pork & Turkey Deli Meats and Spiral Sliced Hams.

September 8, 2011

Butterball LLC, the nation’s largest turkey producer, has announced the appointment of Rod Brenneman as the company’s new CEO.

GARNER, N.C. — Butterball LLC, the nation’s largest turkey producer, has announced the appointment of Rod Brenneman as the company’s new CEO. After an extensive search, the company came back to its first and number one candidate, who has been filling the role as interim CEO and is already familiar with the organization.