Treacy to chief sustainability officer at Smithfield
February 23, 2010
SMITHFIELD, VA. — Dennis H. Treacy has been promoted to senior vice-president of corporate affairs and chief sustainability officer at Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Mr. Treacy joined Smithfield Foods in 2002, and most recently was vice-president of environmental and corporate affairs.
“Our business has become much more complex as we confront increasing government regulation and rising public and customer awareness of corporate social responsibility practices and sustainability,” said C. Larry Pope, president and chief executive officer. “We understand that our long-term success directly correlates with our ability to effectively address these factors and that these programs must be managed from a senior level within our organization. The appointment of Mr. Treacy to this new role demonstrates our continuing commitment to operate our company in a socially responsible and sustainable way.”