Lynn Clark named SVP and Chief HR Officer for Perdue Farms

March 18, 2021

Salisbury, Md. (Thursday, March 18, 2021) — Perdue Farms, a fourth-generation, family owned U.S. food and agricultural products company, today announced that Lynn Clark has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Randy Day, CEO of Perdue Farms.

Clark will be responsible for all aspects of Perdue Farms human resources strategy that will engage and develop talent, shape culture and focus on associate well-being through active talent management, organization development, inclusion and diversity and total rewards, including Perdue HealthWorks®.

Clark has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of industries and geographies with human resources leadership across pharmaceutical, medical device and diversified industrials.  Most recently, Lynn was chief human resources officer for Colfax Corporation, a leading diversified, medical technology company.  She began her career in university career counseling before moving into sales and marketing and has successfully moved from large divisional roles at Fortune 500 companies like Bristol Myers Squibb, Lucent Technologies and Allied Signal.

“We’re pleased to welcome Lynn to the Perdue Farms leadership team,” said Day. “Her experience and demonstrated track record in leading an enterprise-first mindset make her a great fit for Perdue. I look forward to her leadership as we navigate our company’s second century.” 

Clark, based at the company’s headquarters in Salisbury, holds a bachelor of science degree in education and a master of science in college student personnel from Bowling Green University in Ohio.

About Perdue Farms
We’re a fourth-generation, family owned, U.S. food and agriculture company. Through our belief in responsible food and agriculture, we are empowering consumers, customers, and farmers through trusted choices in products and services.

The premium protein portfolio within our Perdue Foods business, including our flagship PERDUE® brand, Niman Ranch®Panorama Organic Grass-Fed Meats®, and Coleman Natural®, as well as our pet brands, Spot Farms and Full Moon, is available through retail, foodservice, and our direct-to-consumer website,

Perdue AgriBusiness is an international agricultural products and services company. 

Now in our company’s second century, our path forward is about getting better, not just bigger. We never use drugs for growth promotion in raising poultry and livestock, and we are actively advancing our animal welfare programs. Our brands are leaders in no-antibiotics-ever chicken, turkey, pork, beef and lamb, and in USDA-certified organic chicken and beef. Learn more at

Consumer Brands
Perdue Simply Smart Organics
Perdue Harvestland
Coleman Natural
Draper Valley
Petaluma Poultry
Praire Grove Farms
Niman Ranch
Panorama Meats
Spot Farms Pet
Full Moon Pet
Business to Business
Perdue Foodservice
Perdue Foods
Perdue Foods International
Perdue agriBusiness