Cal-Maine Foods Promotes Todd Walters to COO

March 27, 2023
Matt Whiteman named vice president of operations.

Egg producer Cal-Maine Foods today (March 27) promoted two from within: Todd Walters to chief operating officer and Matt Whiteman to vice president of operations.

Walters joined Cal-Maine in 1997. Since 2011, he has been vice president of operations for the company’s operations in South Texas, as well as subsidiary Wharton County Foods’ facility in Boling, Texas. He previously served in other management positions at the company’s Mississippi, Kansas, New Mexico and Ohio locations.

The COO position had been vacant since Sherman Miller was promoted to CEO.

Whiteman has been employed with Cal-Maine Foods since 2011, most recently as general manager of the Waelder, Texas, operations. He also held previous management positions at Cal-Maine locations.

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