BUHL — Clear Springs Foods has announced the upcoming promotion of two employees.
Kurt Myers will be promoted to president and chief executive officer of Clear Springs Foods Inc., effective March 1 — leading the development and execution of the company’s long-term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value.
Myers joined Clear Springs Foods three years ago, bringing 20 years of experience in the food industry in sales, marketing and operational roles.
“He is a strategic thinker and has an excellent grasp of the food industry," President and CEO Larry Cope said in a statement. "Kurt will work closely with the employees and as a member of the board of directors to assure that Clear Springs continues to provide excellent products and service to our customers.”
Jeff Jermunson will be promoted to chief operating officer, effective March 1 — leading the day-to-day operations of the corporation in accordance with the strategic plan and operating and capital budgets.
Jermunson joined Clear Springs Foods 11 years ago, bringing 18 years of experience in the food industry in operational roles.
“He is an excellent operational leader who has advanced our corporation in many ways over his time with us," Cope said. "He is also a strategic thinker and has an excellent grasp of the food industry. Jeff will work closely with Kurt and employees to assure that Clear Springs continues to be a leader in the food business.”
Larry Cope will retire as an employee but will continue to serve on the board of directors and as a strategic advisor to the president and CEO.
“We deeply appreciate Larry Cope’s outstanding leadership and dedication to the company during his 44 years of service and for the many accomplishments and milestones achieved during his tenure,” Clear Springs Foods board of directors chairman Skip Oppenheimer said in a statement.