George is a highly experienced executive with over 25 years of leadership experience across the food and beverage industry. George is an experienced P&L accountable leader with a proven track record of performance improvement in both public and private equity owned companies. He has held senior leadership and operational positions at several blue chip consumer food companies. Most recently, George served as an executive of Tyson Foods, holding a variety of leadership roles including Chief Corporate Services Officer, General Manager of Emerging Proteins, Research and Development and Logistics, Chief Operating Officer of Prepared Foods, and Chief Integration Officer.
Prior to joining Tyson Foods in 2017, he served as Chief Operating Officer at several leading consumer packaged goods companies, including AdvancePierre Foods, Vi-Jon, and Solo Cup Company. Previously, George spent more than four years with Sara Lee Foods, including as Chief Supply Chain Officer and Chief Information Officer. He also served as Chief Information Officer of HJ Heinz from 2002 to 2005.
George currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Flagstone Foods and as a member of the Boards of Apex International and Randall Foods, a Highview portfolio company. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of AGRO Merchants Group from 2018 to 2020.
George earned a Master of Sciences from Lesley College and a Bachelor of Science from Westfield State College.