JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) announced today that Wil Webb has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. This appointment was made effective at the March 28, 2014, meeting of the Company’s Board of Directors. Webb will have responsibility for all of Cal-Maine Foods’ production and processing facilities located in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. He will report directly to Sherman Miller, chief operating officer of Cal-Maine Foods.
Webb has been employed with Cal-Maine Foods since 1997. He most recently served as General Manager of the Company’s operations in Edwards, Mississippi. Previously, he served as the Director of Production at this location, and he was also a Production Manager for the Company’s operations in Greensburg, Louisiana. Webb graduated from Mississippi State University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics.
“We are pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication that Wil Webb has shown to Cal-Maine Foods for over 17 years,” said Dolph Baker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. “He brings extensive field experience to this position, having served in different locations for Cal-Maine Foods. He also understands the critical details involved in effectively managing our day-to-day operations. We are proud to have Wil join our management team, and we look forward to his valuable contributions as we continue to pursue our growth strategy.”
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. is primarily engaged in the production, grading, packing and sale of fresh shell eggs, including conventional, cage-free, organic and nutritionally-enhanced eggs. The Company, which is headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, currently is the largest producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs in the United States and sells the majority of its shell eggs in approximately 29 states across the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.