Wayne Farms Consolidates Offices

Wayne Farms L.L.C. consolidated the company’s four offices in the Gainesville and Oakwood area in June. The consolidation of the company’s offices, as an anchor in a new professional development, will benefit the community and lead to further economic growth in Oakwood.

Oakwood-based Wayne Farms LLC is the largest subsidiary of ContiGroup Companies, Inc., and is the sixth largest poultry integrator in the United States with approximately 9,500 employees. Until 1993, Wayne Farms’ corporate headquarters was located in Duluth, GA while Dutch Quality House was headquartered in Oakwood.

Eight fresh poultry complexes and four further-processing plants form a seamless, fully integrated operation that allows Wayne Farms LLC to continually exceed customer expectations and add value to the bottom line. A proven industry leader in research, food safety and product development, the company provides premium quality chicken products to America’s most recognized brands and restaurant chains including Campbell’s Soup Company, H.J. Heinz, Jack In The Box, Nestle, and Tricon Global Restaurants.

Executive Officers include: Elton H. Maddox, President & CEO; Kathleen McManus, VP and CFO; Mike Roberts, VP and GM-Fresh Business Unit; Bas Hofland, VP and GM-Further Processing Unit; Joseph Dickens, VP Human Resources; Steve Kernen, VP Fresh Sales; Barbara S. Mistarz, VP and General Counsel; Gary Niedfeldt, VP Purchasing and Mike Robach, VP Technical Services.

“We are very happy to bring the Wayne Farms family together in Oakwood,” said President Elton Maddox. “We look forward to a long and prosperous future in the community.”

Wayne Farms, 4110 Continental Drive in Oakwood. 770-538-2173.

Related Information http://www.waynefarmsllc.com