Michael Stayer-Suprick has been elected to succeed his father Ralph C. Stayer as CEO of Johnsonville Holdings, the parent company of Johnsonville LLC, the 74-year-old sausage company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wis.
In this additional role, Stayer-Suprick will help lead the overall investment strategy and direction of the family enterprise. Stayer-Suprick is currently the president of Johnsonville’s international business. Ralph Stayer will remain as Johnsonville Holdings chairman
“Over the last several years, Michael has demonstrated leadership strengths and a commitment to developing our members while growing this business,” Ralph Stayer said in a statement. “I’m proud that he will continue the family legacy and place us in a position to succeed now and in the future.”