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CHAD R. HAMILTON

GENERAL COUNSEL, SECRETARY, EVP – LEGAL AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

SARGENTO FOODS INC.

Chad is the General Counsel, Secretary and Executive Vice President for Legal and Government Affairs at Sargento Foods, a market leading consumer goods food company.   Previously Chad was the General Counsel for JBS USA and the lead attorney for Swisslog Healthcare Solutions.  He is known for using his strong business acumen, sophisticated legal experience, and creative problem solving abilities to build innovative, “solutions-oriented” legal departments that enable his client’s financial growth.  Throughout his career Chad has shepherded many large M&A deals; guided his clients through high-stakes, complex litigation; and been the driving force behind legislation which unanimously passed in the United States Senate.  However, most important to Chad, is his success in developing young professionals and encouraging them to realize their full potential.  Outside of the office, Chad is committed to community service, the arts, and education.  He is often found volunteering with his family and serves as a Director on multiple non-profit boards.   He currently resides in Kohler, Wisconsin with his wife and young daughter.