Karl Daniel Kennedy

President and CEO

Riceland Foods


Age: 55


Karl Daniel Kennedy

Danny Kennedy joined Riceland Foods, the world’s largest miller and marketer of rice, as executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2000 and became president and CEO in 2004. Kennedy, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, previously worked at Monsanto Co. Riceland, based in Stuttgart, is the fifth-largest private company in the state with $1.3 billion in revenue in 2013.