December 28/Grand Rapids, MI/Prepared Foods Magazine -– Butterball Farms Inc. announced new roles and responsibilities for its executive council.

The executive council will consist of the top officers within the corporation: Mark Peters has assumed the role of chief executive officer; David Riemersma has accepted the role of president, and Mike Craig has accepted the role of chief operating officer.

“Butterball Farms has developed a strong strategy that includes building a team to strengthen our reputation as a worldwide food solutions company,” said Peters. Our development of an executive council builds upon our already strong 52-year history of innovation, consistency and delivering results beyond ourcustomer’s expectations.”

From the January 5, 2009, Prepared Foods e-Flash