SIOUX CITY, IOWA – Seaboard Triumph Foods (STF) recently hired Deanna Weidner as the new vice president of human resources for the company.

Weidner will lead the company’s recruiting, employment, employee relations, internal communications, benefits, branding, organizational development, retention, new hire orientation and culture change. 

“As we mark our five-year anniversary, we are thrilled to have such a strong leader like Deanna to embrace our new values of safety, quality, diversity, community, and sustainability,” said Frank Koekkoek Jr., vice president and general manager of STF.

Before joining STF, Weidner worked at Tyson Foods for more than 31 years and started at the company’s Waterloo, Iowa, pork complex. She recently served as vice president of human resources over business services.

The company said that Weidner is the second female vice president in the history of STF after the recent promotion of Kelli Meister to vice president of finance.