EAGLE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) today announced that Steven J. Younes will join the organization as chief human resources officer, effective immediately.
Younes brings to Lamb Weston over 30 years of human resources and employment law experience. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Loews Hotels & Co., a luxury hospitality company, where he led talent and people strategies, setting critical priorities for the organization. Prior to joining Loews, Younes was senior vice president of human resources for Ascension, the largest nonprofit healthcare company in the United States, with more than 155,000 employees. Younes began his career as an employment lawyer at Epstein Becker & Green, progressing his career from there into human resources and legal roles in a number of diverse industries.
“Steven’s depth of experience will be a great addition to our leadership team,” said Tom Werner, CEO Lamb Weston. “His thought leadership in people strategies in the hospitality and healthcare sectors is an excellent foundation for the work he will lead at Lamb Weston,” said Werner.
About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston, together with its joint venture partners, is a leading supplier of potato, sweet potato, appetizer and frozen vegetable products to restaurants and retailers worldwide. For more than 70 years, Lamb Weston has led the industry in innovation, introducing inventive products that simplify back-end management for our customers and make things tastier for their customers. From the fields where Lamb Weston potatoes are grown, to proactive customer partnerships, Lamb Weston always strives to do more and never settles down. Because when you look at a potato, you see possibilities. Learn more about us at lambweston.com.