HyLife’s New CEO Embarks on Listening Tour Connecting with Employees

March 27, 2024
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Our President and CEO, Karan Sangfai, has hit the ground running in his new role. Sangfai has embarked on a comprehensive listening tour, visiting various operations across the company to connect with employees and gain valuable insights.

In his first few weeks as CEO, Sangfai has already toured numerous areas of HyLife’s fully integrated operations, including farm sites, a state-of-the-art Neepawa Pork Plant, distribution centers, wash bays, transportation locations, and more. This hands-on approach demonstrates Sangfai’s commitment to gaining a deeper understanding of every aspect of the business and fostering a strong culture of collaboration.

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One employee, Kevin Escobilla, Manager of Neepawa Wash Bay, expressed his excitement in joining the CEO for lunch, saying,

“Meeting our new CEO was incredible. I am starstruck; this is very good for morale. Seeing him on the ground, eating with us, talking with us, it encourages me more to do my work even better.”

Escobilla’s sentiment reflects the positive impact Sangfai’s presence has had on employees.

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Sangfai, a seasoned global leader with an impressive track record, brings a wealth of experience to his new role. Prior to joining HyLife, he held senior positions at CPF, Samsung Electronics, and Myanmar CP Group. Over the past two years, Sangfai has been an integral part of HyLife’s leadership team and has actively engaged with local communities.

Expressing his pride for the dedication and commitment of HyLife’s employees, Sangfai stated,

“I am humbled by the depth of insight and passion displayed by our team members. This is just the beginning, and I look forward to engaging with more of our amazing departments and locations. Together, we are building a culture of trust, collaboration, and continuous improvement.”

Sangfai officially assumed the position of President and CEO on March 1, 2024. His appointment marks a new chapter for the company. HyLife looks forward to Sangfai’s leadership’s positive impact on the organization and its employees as they work together to drive growth and success. Read more here.

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