Henny Penny Announces New Top Brass
Henny Penny announced two promotions within its leadership team today. Steve Maggard has been promoted to president and Ryan Kutter was promoted from vice president of Global Customer Experience to senior vice president. Rob Connelly will continue as CEO and was appointed as chair of the Henny Penny board.
A 37-year veteran of Henny Penny, Maggard will oversee business operations and support key initiatives that will fuel the company’s momentum, including a major expansion of its Eaton, Ohio campus, along with developments in automation the company said.
“Steve’s global operations experience, deep product knowledge and strong leadership will serve us well as we continue to solve the problems of our customers around the world,” said Connelly.
Maggard has spent the majority of his career at Henny Penny, serving in a variety of leadership roles in global sales and operations. He most recently served as executive vice president.
Kutter will continue to lead the company’s Global Customer Experience team including sales, services, marketing and product strategy. He began his career at Henny Penny in 1994 and has served in a variety of roles ranging from engineering to sales.
“This new decade is our opportunity to make things remarkably better for Henny Penny, our customers, our community and our employee owners,” said Connelly. “Steve and Ryan will serve as an integral part of our success.”
Founded in 1957, Henny Penny offers foodservice equipment solutions to kitchens in more than 100 countries, including QSRs and casual dining chains; healthcare facilities; supermarkets; and more.