George's announces new CEOs

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

George's Inc., which operates facilities north of Cassville in the Butterfield area, announced that Carl George and Charles George will begin serving as the privately held poultry company's new co-presidents and CEOs (chief executive officers) on April 5.

Previous President and CEO Gary George will continue serving as the company's chairman, and executive responsibilities will be shared with Carl George leading all areas of live production and processing and Charles George leading sales, accounting, human resources, quality assurance and purchasing.

"Our family built this company with an uncompromising dedication to quality," said Gary George. "We have always been committed to treating our customers, employees and independent contract growers with respect, honesty and loyalty. Those same values will continue to guide our company as the fourth generation leads George's."

Carl and Charles George have devoted time to learning all areas of the business, from live production to sales, since joining the company in 1997. The men joined the company's executive team in 2006, and in 2009, they were named senior vice presidents with executive responsibilities for the areas they now lead.

"We have an amazing team of dedicated people and committed contract growers who work hard to offer our customers the best service and products," said Carl George. "I look forward to continuing the work of growing our company and maintaining our commitment to providing these quality products."

"It is a privilege to work alongside my brother and the excellent team here at George's," said Charles George. "Providing our customers with the highest quality poultry products is a legacy that we will continue for years to come."

Charles George serves on the board of directors for the Arkansas Poultry Federation and the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. He is also a member of the National Chicken Council.

Carl George serves on the board of directors for the National Chicken Council and is a member of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. He also serves on the Crystal Bridges Young Patrons Steering Committee and the Downtown Springdale Alliance. He is vice chairman of the Springdale Athletic Foundation Board.

Both Charles and Carl George received their bachelors of science in business administration from Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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