Simmons Pet Food, Inc. is pleased to announce Jason Godsey, Senior Vice President of Simmons Pet Food, Inc., has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Simmons Pet Food, Inc. reporting directly to Todd Simmons, Chief Executive Officer of Simmons Foods, Inc. & Affiliates.
Continuing Simmons Pet Food’s leadership in the private label pet food category, Jason will assume responsibility for the company’s operations including research and development, finance, regulatory and quality assurance. The company’s operations include three wet pet food production facilities, a dry pet food facility and a treats production facility.
“Jason has shown promise since his first days at Simmons, working in nearly every part of our company throughout his career. He demonstrates our shared values through his leadership,” said Todd Simmons, CEO of Simmons Foods, Inc. & Affiliates. “Our pet food organization is strong, and we’re excited to see Jason thrive in this new role.”
Godsey joined Simmons Foods in 1998, working in operations leadership roles throughout the company including Vice President of Further Processing in Simmon’s Prepared Foods division before becoming the Senior Vice President of Operations for Simmons Pet Food.
“Innovation is a core focus for our team as we seek to serve a new generation of pet families,” Godsey added. “We have a bright team and I’m eager to see what we can accomplish for our customers as we continue to deliver on our safety, quality, service and value promises.”
Godsey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business and a Master of Science degree in Agriculture Economics and Management from the University of Arkansas. He lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas with his wife and two children.
About Simmons Pet Food
Simmons Pet Food is a leading North American private label and contract manufacturer of wet and dry pet food and treats. We source high-quality ingredients and use state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to produce premium and value-focused pet food. We supply top brands and retailers with products in a variety of formats, including cans, pouches and cups.
Simmons Pet Food operates 3 wet pet food production facilities, a dry pet food facility and a treats production facility. These operations are located in the United States including Northwest Arkansas, Kansas, New Jersey and in Ontario, Canada.