CHICAGO, IL – Lamb Weston, the leading supplier of the highest quality frozen products, has appointed Toyia Rudd as their new Head of Talent Development, Culture, & Engagement. As Lamb Weston’s preferred executive search partner, this critical search was led and placed by Managing Director, Nat Schiffer and Managing Partner, Jeff Wilbanks.
Ms. Rudd brings over 20+ years of experience from Honeywell International, PepsiAmericas, TLR Consulting, Ounce of Prevention Fund, and CDW.
“I am excited to be joining Lamb Weston and taking on this important role for the organization,” said Ms. Rudd. “Nat Schiffer and The Christopher Groups’ partnership, communication, and efficiency made the process easy and timely as I transitioned into this new role.”
Ms. Rudd will lead the development and implementation of organizational solutions that grow the capability of Lamb Weston employees, foster an engaging work environment, and increase organizational performance. These management strategies and programs will support and aid Lamb Weston in achieving its vision of being the No. 1 global potato company.
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.
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.