Former McDonald's exec joins Lamb Weston board

by Rebekah Schouten
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Pete Bensen, Lamb Weston
Peter Jensen has joined Lamb Weston’s board of directors.
 

EAGLE, IDAHO — Peter J. Bensen has joined Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.’s board of directors. Mr. Bensen was chief administrative officer for McDonald’s Corp. until his retirement in 2016.

Mr. Bensen spent 20 years with McDonald’s, most recently as chief administrative officer from March 2015 to September 2016. Prior to that, he was corporate senior executive vice-president and chief financial officer for the company from May 2014 through February 2015. He was corporate executive vice-president and c.f.o. from January 2008 to April 2014. Before joining McDonald’s in 1996, Mr. Bensen was a senior manager for Ernst & Young LLP.

Tom Werner, Lamb Weston
Tom Werner, president and c.e.o. of Lamb Weston

“Pete is another strong addition to our outstanding board,” said Tom Werner, president and chief executive officer of Lamb Weston. “His exceptional industry knowledge and deep financial and global operational experience will be a tremendous asset to our business.”

Lamb Weston is a supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. 
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