Christensen Farms announces leadership succession

President and CEO Glenn Stolt announces intention to retire during latter part of 2024.

September 19, 2023

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Christensen Farms President and Chief Executive Officer Glenn Stolt, a 13-year veteran of the company, has announced his intention to retire from his position during the latter part of 2024. Greg Howard is being promoted to president, effective immediately.

“At Christensen Farms, we continue to focus on building a development-oriented culture providing advancement opportunities for our team,” said Stolt. “This announcement, albeit at the senior level of the organization, demonstrates our commitment to proactive individual and organizational development and succession planning.”

Stolt remains CEO and a member of the board of directors. He will also continue to represent Christensen Farms on the board of Triumph Foods.

"I am honored and excited to be given this opportunity as Christensen Farms president and look forward to working with our talented team to build on the company's strong foundation through innovation, growth and sustainability,” Howard commented. “Together, I know we will continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers, partners, and shareholders."

Howard has been with Christensen Farms since September of 2010 following a short time with the company back in 2004 and 2005. Greg joined as vice president of marketing in 2010 leading marketing, risk management and logistics. In 2020, Greg was promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer.

“Greg Howard’s promotion to President is a testament to his exceptional leadership, unwavering dedication, and outstanding contributions to Christensen Farms,” said Mary Ann Christensen, owner and chairperson of the board. “Throughout his tenure, Greg has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of our industry, a clear strategic vision, and a relentless drive for excellence.” 

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