Ric Sundal Named COO of Moark
ST. PAUL, Minn., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Moark LLC recently announced that Ric Sundal will become its Chief Operating Officer. Sundal will replace Craig Willardson, who will retire April 1. Sundal and Willardson will work together on the transition plan until April 1.
“Ric has a strong background for this role with more than 25 years of management experience across the food and agriculture industry, including work in the egg business,” said Dan Knutson, chairman of the Moark board of managers. “He has a passion for the egg industry and is very excited to take on his new role of COO of Moark and work to build Moark’s overall business.”
Prior to his new role, Sundal was senior director of Purina Animal Nutrition’s specialty businesses and international, where he has successfully managed a sizable portion of the Purina P&L. He was previously director of Purina’s national accounts, and director of corporate internal audit, finance strategy and business development for Land O’Lakes, Inc. Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, Sundal was COO of Ergotron and CFO and managing partner of Best Brands. He has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Minnesota.
Moark, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc.) is America’s premier marketer, distributor, processor and producer of fresh shell eggs. We deliver a full spectrum of top quality products to retail, industrial and foodservice customers coast-to-coast. More so, our expert knowledge of the egg industry and national scope enables us to offer innovative, value-added services that help our customers succeed in their businesses.