George’s New Chief Customer Officer named

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Monday, February 13, 2017
Photo: George's Inc.

George's Inc. of Springdale announced that Brian Coan has joined the privately held poultry company in the newly created role of chief customer officer. This was reported by Arkansas Business.
The company said Coan will lead sales, marketing, product development and customer service, and will focus on "executing an aggressive growth strategy to offer highly effective resources and execution to our valued customers."

Coan most recently worked as vice president of enterprise supply chain and strategic sourcing at Buffalo Wild Wings, where he oversaw purchasing, distribution, supplier relationships, real estate and design. Before that, he worked for companies including Chick-fil-A, Cagle's Inc., Columbia Farms and Goldkist Inc.

"Brian's experience, customer focus and leadership skills certainly set him apart, and we're grateful to have him join our team," said Charles George, co-CEO and president of George's. "With his guidance, we look forward to accelerating our growth strategy as we strengthen our alignment to our customer’s needs."

George's, an approved supplier to national food service distribution networks, has production facilities in Arkansas, Missouri and Virginia.

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