Darling Ingredients names new CFO, chief administrative officer

New executive vice presidents will report to CEO

Darling Ingredients Inc. has named Brad Phillips as its executive vice president – chief financial officer and John O. Muse has become its executive vice president – chief administrative officer.  Both will report to Randall C. Stuewe, the company’s chairman and CEO.

“We are pleased to have Brad lead our financial team at Darling,” Stuewe said.  “His 28 years of experience are invaluable, and he knows our business well. Additionally, we are glad that John Muse decided to forgo his previously planned retirement.  In his new role, John will focus on helping us further integrate and streamline our global administrative organization.”

Phillips has served in several different capacities for the company since 1988.  Most recently, he served as the vice president – treasurer since May 2014.  Previously, he held the positions of treasurer from January 1993 to May 2014, assistant treasurer from January 1991 to January 1993, and assistant controller from October 1988 to January 1991.  Prior to Darling, he was the corporate accounting manager at Republic Health Corp. from 1984 to 1988, and from 1982 to 1984 he served in the audit group at Arthur Andersen.

Muse has also served in different capacities for the company since 1997.  Most recently, he served as chief financial officer from December 2014 to March 2017.  Prior to that, he served as chief synergy officer from January 2014 to December 2014, executive vice president—chief administrative officer from September 2012 to December 2013, executive vice president—finance and administration from February 2000 to September 2012 and vice president and chief financial officer from October 1997 to February 2000.  Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager at Consolidated Nutrition L.C. from 1994 to 1997. He also held the position of vice president of Premiere Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer-Daniels Midland Co. from 1992 to 1994. From 1971 to 1992, Muse was assistant treasurer and assistant secretary at Central Soya Company Inc.