J&J Family of Farms Appoints Michael Butler as Senior Vice President of Operations
LOXAHATCHEE, FL - An industry vet is joining the ranks of J&J Family of Farms. Operations and logistics expert Michael Butler will now be the company’s Senior Vice President of Operations.
“I am excited and honored to take on this role; I look forward to contributing to the growth of J&J,” said Butler upon receiving his new position. “I am looking to further our customer driven mission and help the business achieve its goals in this very competitive industry sector.”
Butler holds over 25 years of industry experience, having previously served as Vice President of Group Operations for Castellini Group of Companies. His previous positions include leadership roles with Hexion Specialty Chemical, Reynolds Consumer Products, Old Dominion Freight Lines, and United Parcel Service.
In addition to roles with PMA and United Fresh, Butler also hold Six Sigma Green Belt and APCIS (CPIM) certifications. Michael will report directly to J&J's Chairman and CEO, Lynn Rundle, providing firsthand leadership, according to a press release.
“We are proud of the amazing talent we are bringing on board at J&J,” shared Rundle. “I see Michael as an integral piece to realize the vision and mission of J&J as we continue to establish ourselves as leaders of the fresh produce industry.”
Butler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from The Ohio State University, and in addition to exploring the great outdoors, he enjoys spending time with his three children, and fiancée Dr. Sarah Zimmerman.