Lamb Weston Selects TCG for HRD Search

Lamb Weston Head of Talent Development, Culture, and Enagagement

EAGLE, ID – Lamb Weston, the leading supplier of the highest quality frozen products, has selected The Christopher Group once again to lead their Director of Human Resources, Corporate Functions search. Managing Partner, Nat Schiffer, and Recruiting Director, Kat Kilkenney are leading the critical search.

“Our relationship with Lamb Weston continues on strong and we have extended our partnership beyond just HR to other verticals such as Finance,” said Nat Schiffer.  “We are thrilled about our ongoing efforts to help Micheline Carter, CHRO, enable and empower the business by bringing on top talents such as Toyia Rudd who will be making key contributions in establishing Lamb Weston’s Diversity, Culture, and Engagement initiatives. This Director of HR role will be a key hire for the HR department not only because it will be a direct report to Micheline but also because it will directly support key corporate functions of Lamb Weston.”

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Human Resources will provide Human Resources leadership to the organization’s corporate functions (Finance, IT, Legal) comprised of ~300 North American-based employees and will provide leadership to the Corporate Facilities team. This role will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Information Officer to set strategy, develop results-oriented programs and oversee the day-to-day accountabilities for their designated business functions. The position will partner with and manage several areas of Human Resources support, including but not limited to, recruitment and retention, succession planning, employee relations, employee development, performance management, policy guidance, and assisting in the coordination of workforce planning initiatives.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Kat Kilkenney at

About Lamb Weston

For more than 60 years, Lamb Weston has been a leading supplier of the highest quality frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer, and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. Their products can be found in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the $3.4 billion-dollar company employs over 7,000 people around the world in sales offices, manufacturing plants, and corporate offices. As the leading market competitor, Lamb Weston ranks #1 in the U.S. frozen potato category and #2 in the global frozen potato category.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders and HR consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.