Ricco To Retire, Mount Franklin Begins Search For Replacement

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Gary Ricco

El Paso, TX — Mount Franklin Foods, LLC President and CEO Gary Ricco will retire effective June 30 and the company has begun a search for his replacement.

Ricco has led the company for eight years and will remain actively involved with the organization following his departure, according to the company. He will serve on the board of directors and as an
advisor to his successor and the management team.

“We are so grateful for the strong stewardship Gary has provided the organization as our President and CEO,” states Eloy Vallina, chairman of the Mount Franklin board. “During his tenure Gary built a strong team and
spearheaded unprecedented growth in all facets of our business. The strategies he has put in place will provide a roadmap for increased revenue and continued profit growth at Mount Franklin in the years to come. The solid platform secured under his careful guidance offers an amazing opportunity for the next generation of senior leadership to continue our growth trajectory.”

The search for Ricco’s successor has been initiated, and both internal and external candidates are currently being considered, the company reports. C&ST