GREELEY, COLO. — Chaz Wilson has been tapped to lead the international sales and logistics group for Pilgrim’s USA, a division of Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.
In his new part, Mr. Wilson will oversee Pilgrim’s USA export approach, managing the sale and distribution of Pilgrim’s merchandise to a variety of export destinations, such as Mexico, Africa, East Asia and the Middle East.
Ahead of joining Pilgrim’s, Mr. Wilson was chief operating officer of Grove Solutions Inc., an international frozen protein distributor and supplier. Throughout his 27 years in the market, he has led international poultry sales and operation teams for corporations such as Seaboard, Conagra Brands and Pilgrim’s Pride.
“We are excited to welcome Chaz Wilson to the Pilgrim’s group,” mentioned Jayson Penn, president of Pilgrim’s USA. “He is a effectively-recognized and respected operational and sales leader who enjoys a confirmed track record of driving bottom-line international sales development for major U.S. poultry exporters. As worldwide demand for low-price protein continues to expand and exports develop into an increasingly crucial portion of our worth creation portfolio, Chaz’s leadership and practical experience will prove invaluable to Pilgrim’s organic development approach.”
Mr. Wilson has served on the board of directors of the United States Poultry and Egg Export Council considering that 1998 and was its chairman from 2012-2013.