Randy Simmons to Lead MGP’s Environmental, Health and Safety Programs
Simmons comes to MGP from
“We are fortunate to have someone with Randy’s expertise to help take the excellent EHS work our teams have accomplished in recent years to the next level,” said Thomas J. Lynn, vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. “MGP believes that employee safety and the well-being of our communities are critical priorities.”
Prior to his work with Bartlett, Simmons was director of Regulatory Affairs at Russell Stover Candies, where he developed and implemented EHS compliance programs for five manufacturing facilities and directed regulatory compliance and reporting, corporate security and continuous improvement programs. He developed and implemented hazardous materials handling protocols and waste management protocols.
He held a similar role as EHS director and risk manager for Schwan’s
Simmons also has served as counsel for
Founded in 1941, MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) is a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches. Distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, gins and vodkas, which are carefully crafted through a combination of art and science backed by a long history of experience. The company's proteins and starches are created in the same manner and provide a host of functional, nutritional and sensory benefits for a wide range of food products. MGP additionally is a top producer of high quality industrial alcohol for use in both food and non-food applications. The company is headquartered in
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Source: MGP Ingredients, Inc.