Rob Tyrrell Joins the Litehouse Foods Team as Vice President, Manufacturing
- by Lillie Apostolos
SANDPOINT, ID - Welcome aboard Litehouse Foods, Robert (Rob) Tyrrell! The executive will fill the role of Vice President, Manufacturing. In his new role at the company, Tyrrell will be overseeing operations for five food manufacturing facilities that are based in multiple states.
"Rob is a key strategic addition to our executive management team and will bring years of invaluable operational experience to Litehouse,” said Jim Frank, President and CEO, in a recent press release. “We continue to invest in our manufacturing capabilities. Rob’s vision and expertise will help ensure Litehouse capitalizes on our investments and opportunities.”
Tyrrell’s position will support the fast-paced growth of the 100 percent employee-owned company’s dressings, dips, sauces, cheese, and herb categories. The organization has almost doubled in manufacturing operations size because of Litehouse’s investment of over $30 million on facilities, equipment, and innovations. The company’s investment makes sure its consumers’ demands are met. With Tyrrell steering the manufacturing department’s progress, there will continue to be smooth expansion and operational efficiencies for the production of the company’s renowned products.
“Litehouse is a growing, dynamic company and a category-leading brand, and I’m excited to join my fellow employee-owners as the company continues to expand and innovate,” added Tyrrell in the same press release.
With a Microbiology degree from University of Texas Arlington and 25 years of industry experience, Tyrrell will join Litehouse with expansive expertise that spans the likes of manufacturing, food safety, supply chain management, co-packing, and packaging innovation. At a previous position at The Hain Celestial Group, Tyrrell gained invaluable experience holding key manufacturing and operation position.
As Tyrrell’s engines continue to rev up the manufacturing operations at Litehouse, his whole family is reported to be excited for their relocation to Idaho from Texas, and it plans to become active members of their new community.
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