January 3, 2020

Frank Ravndal Named HAVI CEO

Effective January 1, 2020, Frank Ravndal will become Chief Executive Officer of HAVI. In this role, he drives HAVI’s strategic focus on growth, supports customer relationships and oversees key talent decisions to ensure optimal performance of HAVI’s three business units: Supply Chain, Sourcing and The Marketing Store. Frank joined HAVI in April 2019 as President, The HAVI Group.

Prior to HAVI, Frank served for six years as President and CEO of Keystone Foods, a $2.7 billion global food services company that supplies the world’s best food service, retail and convenience brands with high-quality, fresh and frozen products including poultry, beef, fish and pork. The company was acquired by Tyson Foods at the end of 2018. Read more about Frank Ravndal

HAVI’s former CEO Russ Smyth will remain as Chairman and General Partner of HAVI and will remain involved in key strategy, investment, and talent decisions, as well as key customer relationships.