Henny Penny, a FEDA manufacturer member, announced the appointment of Ryan Kutter as COO.
A 28-year veteran of the company, Kutter will play a critical role in executing the Henny-Penny’s strategy and vision to become the top foodservice equipment partner to global chains. He will lead the company’s operations, engineering, parts and supplies, and Suzhou, China facility, while driving key initiatives to support digital transformation amid the company’s sustained, rapid growth.
“Ryan is uniquely qualified and well-suited for this role at such a critical time in our company,” said Rob Connelly, chairman and CEO of Henny Penny. “His deep and distinct understanding of our business and customer needs, paired with his experience and success in building high-performing teams, position him well to lead our operations and advance our strategy. I know Ryan’s leadership will enable Henny Penny to continue serving our customers in a way that supports and empowers our teams.”
Kutter most recently served as Henny Penny’s senior vice president of customer experience, and previously progressed through several positions of increasing scope and responsibility in operations, marketing and strategic account management.