Peco Foods, the nation’s seventh largest poultry company, announces the retirement of Steve Evans, chief commercial officer (CCO). With 40+ years in the industry and nearly four years with the company, Evans will retire at the end of the month. Originally joining Peco in a consulting capacity in 2019, Evans was hired as chief commercial officer in July 2020 and will leave a legacy of strategic insight and invaluable contributions to the company's success.

"We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Steve for his contributions during his tenure at Peco Foods," said Mark Hickman, president and CEO of Peco Foods. "His leadership has been pivotal in steering our commercial strategies and sustainably setting our team up for success for years to come."

Kevin Phillips will be taking over as Peco’s new chief commercial officer and Scott Alexander will now serve as Peco’s senior corporate director of sales and marketing.

This transition in leadership underscores Peco Foods' dedication to nurturing talent and maintaining its reputation as an industry leader committed to delivering superior quality and service.