Bryan, John Henry, Jr.

Bryan, John Henry, Jr.

(1936–  ) business executive; born in West Point, Miss. He began his career with his family's business, Bryan Foods, in 1960. He built up the company, then sold it to Consolidated Foods Corporation (later known as Sara Lee Corporation). He joined Sara Lee Corporation and rose to be president, CEO, and in 1976, chairman of the board.
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