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Henny Penny President Maggard Announces Retirement

Capping a career that will span four decades with the company, Steve Maggard will retire from his role as president of Henny Penny in May 2024. Henny Penny expects to announce Maggard’s successor this spring, per a company release.

lowresHenny Penny President Steve MaggardHenny Penny President Steve MaggardMaggard joined Henny Penny in 1978 as a manufacturing assembler. Since then, his responsibilities have grown extensively. He held a variety of roles within marketing, training, sales and operations. In 2017, he served as executive vice president and then Maggard assumed the role of Henny Penny president in 2020. He was the sixth company president in Henny Penny’s 66-year existence. 

“Under his leadership, Henny Penny has made significant changes to our strategy while never losing sight of our employee-owners and culture. Though hard numbers can quantify the positive business results of his tenure, it’s impossible to capture his true impact. Steve represents the best of Henny Penny, its founders, core values, and ownership mentality,” says Rob Connelly, Henny Penny chairman and CEO in a statement.