Jay Jandrain

President & CEO at Butterball

Jay Jandrain, president and chief executive officer of Butterball, LLC, is responsible for leading business strategy for the world’s largest turkey producer. Jandrain previously served as chief operating officer for Butterball, LLC, overseeing plant operations, corporate purchasing, transportation and warehousing, demand and supply planning, corporate engineering and research and development (R&D). Jandrain joined Butterball in May of 2002 as the director of product R&D. He has since held roles including vice president of deli sales, vice president of product R&D, vice president of integrated business strategy and executive vice president of sales.

Prior to Butterball, Jandrain held multiple sales, marketing and R&D management positions with companies such as Cargill and Plantation Foods. He received his Bachelor of Science in Food Science from Cornell University.



  • President & CEO

    December, 2018 - present

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