West Liberty, Iowa-based West Liberty Foods announced the recent promotion of Brandon Achen to Chief Operations Officer. Achen has been with West Liberty Foods for over 15 years, leading and supporting teams in Supply Chain, Procurement, Information Technology, Human Resources, Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), Project Management, and Operations.

“Brandon demonstrates outstanding leadership with many diverse teams, and continues to build strong partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to further position West Liberty Foods as a formidable leader. He models the tenets of servant leadership and inspires teams to deliver results through empowerment and embracing a collaborative approach to resolving issues,” says Tara Lindsay, Chief Talent & Culture Officer for West Liberty Foods.

Achen will be responsible for overseeing all Operational activities at West Liberty Foods, directly supporting Operations, Supply Chain, Human Resources, EHS, and Procurement teams