JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) announced today that the Company has named Josh Moore vice president of operations, effective June 3, 2018. Moore will have responsibility for all of Cal-Maine Foods’ production and processing facilities located in Ohio and Kentucky. He will assume the position previously held by Marc Ashby, who will become the new director of special projects for the Company. Moore will be located in Rossburg, Ohio, and will report directly to Sherman Miller, president of Cal-Maine Foods.
Moore has been employed with Cal-Maine Foods since 2000. He has served as the general manager for the Company’s operations in Rossburg since 2011. Prior to holding this position, he was general manager for Cal-Maine Foods’ Lake City, Florida, location. He previously held various management roles in both processing and production for Cal-Maine Foods in Edwards, Mississippi.
Moore graduated from Mississippi State University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in poultry science. He completed a summer internship with Cal-Maine Foods in Edwards prior to his graduation. Moore is a member of the board of the Ohio Poultry Association.
“Josh Moore is extremely well qualified to assume this leadership role with Cal-Maine Foods,” said Dolph Baker, chairman and chief executive officer of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. “With 18 years of dedicated service to the Company, he has a keen understanding of the various aspects of our operations and is committed to our goal to be an efficient and responsible producer. We are pleased to have him join our operations management team, and we look forward to working with Josh as we continue to serve our valued customers in the Ohio and Kentucky markets.”
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, is the largest producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs in the United States and sells the majority of its shell eggs in states across the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.