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Americans consume poultry in amazing quantities. We eat nearly 90 pounds of chicken, 17 pounds of turkey, and more than 240 eggs per person per year.
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For Immediate Release
RALEIGH, NC - 10/31/2019
Contact: Robert L. Ford,
Clint Rivers installed as 2019-2020 chairman of the National Chicken Council
Clint Rivers, president and chief executive officer of Wayne Farms LLC, was installed as 2019-2020 chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s 65h Annual Conference, held October 30 in Washington, D.C.
Rivers succeeds outgoing chairman Mark Kaminsky, chief operating officer at Koch Foods.
Rivers joined Wayne Farms in October 2012 as vice president and general manager of the Fresh Business Unit. In 2014, he was promoted to chief operating officer, and, in 2017, promoted to president and chief executive officer.
Prior to joining Wayne Farms, Rivers served as president of foodservice and supply chain with Perdue Farms. In addition to the six years he spent with Perdue Farms, he worked 21 years with Pilgrim’s Pride, where he held positions of increasing responsibility including the positions of chief operating officer, and president and CEO. Rivers first began his career in the industry with Golden West Foods in Bedford, Virginia, as a microbiologist and Quality Assurance foreman. He holds a degree in animal science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.