Peter Bensen Joins Lamb Weston Board of Directors

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. has appointed Peter J. Bensen to its board of directors. The quick service restaurant industry veteran served as McDonald’s Corporation’s chief administrative officer from March of 2015 until his retirement in September of 2016. Prior to that he was its chief financial officer for eight years.

Eagle, Idaho, USA-headquartered Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world.

“Pete is another strong addition to our outstanding board,” said Tom Werner, president and chief executive officer of Lamb Weston. “His exceptional industry knowledge and deep financial and global operational experience will be a tremendous asset to our business.”

Bensen is also a trustee of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, and a director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Prior to joining McDonald’s in 1996, he was a senior manager for Ernst & Young LLP.