Murphy-Brown LLC, the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, announced that Steve Pollmann has been named Vice President and General Manager for Western Operations of Murphy-Brown, subsequent to the retirement of former president Randy Stoecker, effective Dec. 1, 2007. In this position, Pollmann will direct pork production systems for Murphy-Brown in nine Midwestern states. He will report directly to Jerry Godwin, president and chief operating officer of Murphy-Brown.
Pollmann joined Murphy-Brown in June 1997 as General Manager of Circle Four Farms in
Prior to joining Murphy-Brown, Pollmann spent 13 years with Consolidated Nutrition where he was vice president of research and development. He was an assistant professor of Animal Science at
Source: Murphy-Brown, LLC