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Kevin A. Henry


Mr. Kevin A. Henry has been Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Lance, Inc. since January 2010. Mr. Henry served as the Chief Human Resources Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated from September 2007 to 2009 and served as its Senior Vice President. Mr. Henry served as Assistant to the President of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated.

He served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Human Resources of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated from February 2001 to 2009. Mr. Henry served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Nationwide Credit Inc., where he was an employee since January 1997.

He served as Director of Human Resources at Office Depot Inc., since December 1994.

2012 HR Executive Rankings

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There are over 100,000 HR Executives in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank’s “Top HR Executive Rankings” for 2012. The number one area of focus for HR Executives in 2012 has been their ability to find and retain top talent, advise their CEO, and support growth initiatives through strategic employment initiatives. ExecRank also weighed heavily the recommendations provided by CEOs of our finalists. The CEOs that made this list represent the best of the best in executive leadership in their industries.

HR Executives were ranked according to our patent-pending proprietary HR Executive Ranking Algorithm that calculates points for 24 key categories, in addition to the insights and feedback from evaluation committees featuring some of the world’s most renowned business leaders. Like all of our position specific ranking algorithms, the CEO Ranking Algorithm serves as an objective standard for executive performance and is designed to produce results that act as leading indicators for future executive and team performance. Feedback from award winners includes:

Harold Edwards CEO Limoneira Company“ I am honored and humbled to be recognized amongst the nation’s top industry CEO’s and am very pleased to be included as a peer amongst many of my heroes.  Thank you for the recognition.  The pursuit of building shareholder value can often times be lonely but recognition such as this makes the endeavor satisfying and extremely gratifying.”

Steve F. Brown, Tenet Healthcare“I am truly honored to be among this distinguished group of IT leaders on ExecRank. My recognition is a reflection of the tremendous IT team at Tenet and the contributions of our key IT business partners Dell and Cerner Corporation.”

Tom Nightingale, ModusLink Global Solutions“It is great to see that ExecRank has produced a credible means to analyze the wide variety of techniques that exist across so many industries and produce a best-in-class rating system removing the subjectivity that has historically existed.”

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1. Kevin Henry, Snyder’s-Lance Incorporated 2. Robert Nicoson, Constant Contact, Inc. 3. Mark Lindgren, Ameren Corporation
4. Mary Beth Moore, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated 5. Theis Rice, Trinity Industries, Inc. 6. Rebecca Ranninger, Symantec Corporation
7. Ann Weiser, Activision Blizzard, Inc. 8. Kimberly Hauer, Caterpillar Inc. 9. Johnna Torsone, Pitney Bowes Inc.
10. Tracy Suitt Keogh, Hewlett-Packard Company 11. David Kaput, ACCO Brands Corporation 12. Karen Richard, Select Comfort Corporation
13. Michael Bonds, Continental Airlines, Inc. 14. Kate Duchene, Resources Connection Inc. 15. Paula Larson, The Western Union Company
16. Perry Stuckey, Eastman Chemical Company 17. Brenda Harmon, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company 18. Laszlo Bock, Google Inc.
19. Maria Del Busto, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. 20. Elease Wright, Aetna Inc. 21. Judith Bacchus, Kennametal Inc.
22. Pamela Wagoner, W.R. Grace & Co. 23. Cynthia Brabander, Eaton Corporation 24. Jayne Parker, The Walt Disney Company
25. John Lynch, General Electric Company 26. Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Walgreen Co. 27. Bonita Hathcock, Humana Inc.
28. Benito Cachinero-Sanchez, DuPont 29. Carole Watkins, Cardinal Health, Inc. 30. Ryland Harrelson, Total System Services, Inc.
31. Gary Szakmary, Moog Inc. 32. Chuck Hill, Pfizer Inc. 33. Richard Deal, Fair Isaac and Company, Inc. (FICO)
34. Richard Floersch, McDonald’s Corporation 35. Jean Halloran, Agilent Technologies, Inc. 36. Kevin Oliver, Hanesbrands Inc.
37. Susan Saturday, Bluegreen Corporation 38. Lisa Peters, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation 39. Alan Kaye, Mattel, Inc.
40. Lisa Pauley, Ball Corporation 41. Mark Andrekovich, MAXIMUS, Inc. 42. Jill Smart, Accenture plc
43. Jennifer Weber, Duke Energy Corporation 44. Jeffrey Childs, US Cellular Corporation 45. Jennifer Weber, Duke Energy Corporation
46. Pilar Pueyo, Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. 47. Deirdre Evens, Clean Harbors, Inc. 48. Laurie Ledford, Marsh McLennan Companies, Inc.
49. Alison Quirk, State Street Corporation 50. Anthony Ambrosio, CBS Corporation 51. Russell Lockridge, Brunswick Corporation
52. Mark Jones, Honeywell International Inc. 53. Michelle Bereaux, UBS Global Asset Management 54. Michael Barriere, Alcoa Inc.
55. Jacqueline Kane, The Clorox Company 56. James Randall MacDonald, International Business Machines Corporation 57. Michelle Smith, Barnes & Noble, Inc.
58. Donna Jennings, DeVry Inc 59. Marlene McGrath, 3M Company 60. Daniel Marsili, Colgate-Palmolive Company
61. Susan McGrath, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. 62. Gerard Klaisle, Standard Parking Corporation 63. Malcome Farrant, Exxon Mobil Corporation
64. Joseph Bosch, DIRECTV 65. Lynn McKee, ARAMARK Corporation 66. Matthew Herzberg, MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.
67. Randy Brown, WellPoint, Inc. 68. Jeanne Mason, Baxter International Inc. 69. Joan Schellhorn, The PrivateBank
70. Ginger Gregory, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. 71. Robert Webb, Hyatt Hotels Corporation 72. Mary Humiston, Applied Materials, Inc.
73. Rita Trehan, The AES Corporation 74. John Madia, CH2M HIll Companies, Ltd. 75. Gregory Freiwald, The Dow Chemical Company
76. Sheila Rutt, Diebold, Incorporated 77. Ralph Olney, Carestream Health, Inc. 78. Betty Click, Payless Holdings
79. John Renfro, AECOM Technology Corporation 80. Bart Wille, Bakaert Corporation 81. Lawrence Zizzo, AK Steel Holding Corporation
82. Brian McNamee, Amgen Inc. 83. Beverly Babers, United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 84. Pamela O’Brien Kimmet, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
85. Sheila Feldman, ConocoPhillips 86. Kevin Butler, Delphi Automotive PLC 87. Michael Yonker, Marriorr Vacations Worldwide Corporation
88. Brian Silva, Fresenius Medical Care 89. Susan Kelliher, Albemarle Corporation 90. Mary Thomas, Caesars Entertainment Corporation
91. Robert Morrissey, Campbell Soup Company 92. David Works, Windstream Corporation 93. Susan McLauchlan, Stewart Information Services Corporation
94. David Smith, AGL Resources Inc. 95. Brian Collins, Corrections Corporation of America 96. Joe Laymon, Chevron Corporation
97. Michael Oliver, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. 98. Nancy Long, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation 99. Cathy Fraser, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
100. John Celentano, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 101. Martha Burger, Chesapeake Energy Corporation 102. Kevin Walling, The Hershey Company
103. LeighAnne Baker, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. 104. William Fisher, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. 105. MaryAnn Miller, Avnet, Inc.
106. Adria Alpert Romm, Discovery Communications, Inc. 107. Michael Wright, Covanta Holding Corporation 108. Darrell Ford, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
109. Mary Good, CACI International Inc. 110. Leslie Lundberg, Con-Way Inc. 111. Dwight Wilson, Airgas, Inc.
112. Peter Warwick, Thomson Reuters 113. Brian Stolz, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. 114. Roslyn Larkey, Cameron International Corporation
115. Roger Marchetti, CareFusion Corporation 116. Jill Glandt, Rexnord Corporation 117. Debbie Byron, Risk Management Solutions, Inc.
118. William Blasé, Jr. 119. Mary Jones, Deere & Company 120. Patrick McLaughlin, Frit-Lay North America
121. Dermot O’Brien, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. 122. Brian McQuaid, Federal National Mortgage Association 123. Jan Becker, Autodesk, Inc.
124. Marybeth Leamer, Cox Enterprises, inc. 125. Norbert Englert, Mercer LLC 126. Diana Sorfleet, CSX Corporation
127. Son-Jai Paik, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. 128. Suzanne Zeller, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America 129. Jacquelin Brova, Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
130. Sarah Dunn, Coach, Inc. 131. Howard Derman, Apria Healthcare Group Inc. 132. Karen Ganzlin, TDAmeritrade, Inc.
133. Cynthia Trudell, PepsiCo, Inc. 134. Kenneth Kimbro, Tyson Foods, Inc. 135. Andrew Goodman, E*TRADE Financial Corporation
136. Steve Hart, Morgan Olson LLC 137. Steven Price, Dell Inc. 138.Allen Lyday, Crown Holdings, Inc.
139. Donna Morris, Adobe Systems Incorporated 140. Peter Leddy, Life Technologies Corporation 141. Caskie Lewis-Clapper, Magellan Health Services, Inc.
142. Mark Musgrave, Dow Jones & Company 143. Matthew Schuyler, Hilton Worldwide, Inc. 144. Daniel Sessa, Lennox International Inc.
145. Joel Podolny, Apple Inc. 146. Roger Gaston, Avaya Inc. 147. Jill Cook, Cummins Inc.
148. Thomas Weidenkopf, Aleris International, Inc. 149. Jennifer Johnson, Crosstex Energy, Inc. 150. Michael Campbell, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
151. Michael D’Ambrose, Archer Daniels Midland Company 152. Karen Gard, MDC Holdings, Inc. 153. Michael Oates, FIS Global
154. Ana Herrera, DealerTrack, Inc. 155. Robert Montgomery, Carnival 156. Karen May, Mondelez International, Inc.
157. Annemieke van der Werff, Union Bank 158. Barry Hartunian, Communispace Corporation 159. Sandra Joppa, Donaldson Company, Inc.
160. Gregory Giangrande, Time Inc. 161. Vangel Athanas, The Babcock & Wilcox Company 162. Sally Savoia, Praxair, Inc.
163. Stephanie Voquer, MasterCard Worldwide 164. Sarah O’Dowd, Lam Research Corporation 165. Jordan Kanfer, T-Systems North America Inc.
166. Anne Hill, Avery Dennison Corporation 167. Daisy Ng, Darden Restaurants, Inc. 168. Thomas DiDonato, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
169. Kevin Pennington, Fiserv, Inc. 170. Gregory Kelble, Ametek, Inc. 171. Wayne Reschke, Alliant Energy Corporation
172. Stephen Fussell, Abbott Laboratories 173. Bronwen Kelly, C.R. Bard, Inc. 174. David Friedman, Citrix Systems, Inc.
175. Alan Swiech, Chemtura Corporation 176. Robert Horrar, Community Health Systems, Inc. 177. Nina Ramsey, Kelly Services, Inc.
178. Charles Young, hhgregg Appliances, Inc. 179. Jimmy Alexander, Ace Hardware Corporation 180. Margery Harris, Apache Corporation
181. Dianne James, Zions Bancorporation 182. Peter Vrijsen, Cargill, Incorporated 183. Neil Hemphill, Ardent Health Services LLC
184. David Norton, People’s United Bank 185. Edith Cooper, Goldman Sachs 186. Merja Kamppari, Metso Corporation
187. Wendy Jablow Spertus, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. 188. Lucinda Smith, AGCO Corporation 189. Didier Charreton, Baker Hughes Incorporated
190. Frank Rudolph, Devon Energy Corporation 191. Thomas Dziki, United Natural Foods 192. Amy Keyser, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
193. Annette Cyr, Brightpoint, Inc. 194. Larry Steward, DTE Energy Company 195. Julia Struble, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
196. James Michaud, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. 197. James Duffy, Ally Financial Inc. 198. Joyce Phillips, Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
199. Joan Miszak, BI-LO Holding, LLC 200. Janet Brady, Central Garden & Pet Company 201. David Rodriguez, Marriott International, Inc.
202. Sara Stensrud, Chico’s FAS, Inc. 203. Karen Feltes, Avista Corporation 204. Ari Papadakos, Dana Holding Corporation
205. Timothy Fliss, Bemis Company, Inc. 206. Paul Cocja, Cellgene Corporation 207. Joseph Parham, Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.
208. Lawrence McClure, The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. 209. John Sahlberg Boise Cascade Holdings, LLC 210. Kelly Savage, Alticor Inc.
211. John Foley, Austin Industries, Inc. 212. John MacDonald, Bechtel Group, Inc. 213. Nancy Rae, Chrysler Group LLC
214. Janice McAdams, BorgWarner Inc. 215. David Pasternak, Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. 216. Bruce Johnson, C&S Wholesale Grocers
217. Keith Wilson, Constellation Brands, Inc. 218. Jan Stern Reed, Dart Container Corporation 219. Gretchen Zech, Arrow Electronics, Inc.
220. Robert Berman, Eastman Kodak Company 221. Carol Surface, Best Buy Co., Inc. 222. Jay Kloosterboer, Dover Corporation
223. Robert Lehman, Jr., DynCorp International Inc. 224. Julius Cox, Dynegy Inc. 225. Dennis Clouser, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
226. Maria Sharpe, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation 227. Bill Nash, CarMax, Inc. 228. Whitney Shelley, Denbury Resources Inc.
229. David Goodrich, Parsons Corporation 230. Laurie Zaucha, Paychex Inc. 231. Robert Grimes, NuStar Energy, LP
232. John Butler, CMS Energy Corporation 233. Paul Renfrow, OGE Energy Corp. 234. Jeff Mook, News Corporation
235. Lauren Carr, Microchip Technology Corporation 236. Gwen McDonald, NetApp, Inc. 237. Colon McLean, Career Education Corporation
238. Larry Ott, Meritor, Inc. 239. Thomas Zanetich, Dean Foods Company 240. Lisa Brummel, Microsoft Corporation
241. Regina Charles, Cytec Industries Inc. 242. Richard Dinkins, Cimarex Energy Co. 243. Jodi Bacon, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
244. Steve Parsons, OfficeMax Incorporated 245. Peggy Taylor, Biomet, Inc. 246. Linda Villa, Pall Corporation
247. Eileen Morgan, Delaware North Companies, Inc. 248. Neil Stacey, PetSmart, Inc. 249. Erin Gattis, Arkansas Best Corporation
250. Elise Kopczick, Crane Co.

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