Seattle, WA, June 07, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Global Harvest Foods, the leading manufacturer in wild bird feeding, has announced the appointment of Dave Williamson as its new chief executive officer effective June 27, 2018. Mr. Williamson will replace Dave Whitley, who has stepped down to pursue other interests. Mr. Whitley will remain a board member and continue to offer his guidance and leadership to the company.
Dave Williamson has been a Global Harvest Foods board advisory member since 2016 and will continue the vision and great successes achieved in recent years. Mr. Williamson has over 25 years of experience as a senior executive across all areas of strategy, finance, operations, sales, product, human resources, business and legal affairs for private and public companies. He was a certified public accountant with a large national firm and also a law firm business partner at Perkins Coie in Seattle. Mr. Williamson has been active as a senior executive and board member in a number of successful growth companies in the Seattle area over the past 20 years across many industries including consumer software, enterprise software, digital music, market research and mobile data analytics. Most recently Mr. Williamson served as chief operating officer of Zonar Systems, a leading transportation industry solutions provider.
“Dave Williamson will be a tremendous leader to take our organization into the future. His expertise and insight into this category, experience on the board and strong track record of success made him a natural fit,” said Fred Mills, Global Harvest Foods founder and Chairman.
About Global Harvest Foods
Founded by the Mills family in 1982, Global Harvest Foods is a leading manufacturer of wild bird food with facilities located in Colorado, Indiana, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Washington. Headquartered in Seattle, Global Harvest Foods remains family owned, employing more than 250 team members nationwide. As one of few wild bird food manufacturers to earn compliance under FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Global Harvest Foods is dedicated to stringent food safety measures with all products certified food safe by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), a global safety and quality certification program. Learn more at: www.ghfoods.com. Healthy birds, happy people.
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