WASHINGTON, D.C. – Todd Simmons, Chief Executive Officer of Simmons Foods in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, was installed as 2015-2016 chairman of the National Chicken Council (NCC) during NCC’s 61st Annual Conference held today in Washington, D.C.
He began working at Simmons in 1990 and joined the management team in 1994 following graduation from Georgetown University. A third generation leader of the company, Todd was most recently promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman in December of 2012, after having served as Chief Operating Officer of both the Poultry and Pet Food divisions for the previous six years.
After recently celebrating 25 years at Simmons Foods, Todd was named “Industry Leader of the Year” by The Poultry Federation in 2015.
He also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of the Pet Food Institute. Todd and his wife Shelley live in Siloam Springs, Arkansas with their daughter Caroline and son Charlie.
National Chicken Council (2015). Todd Simmons Installed as Chairman of the National Chicken Council [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.nationalchickencouncil.org/todd-simmons-installed-as-chairman-of-the-national-chicken-council/