February 15, 2011 – Kincannon & Reed Global Executive Search has placed Mike Brown as president of the National Chicken Council. Mr. Brown is currently senior vice president for legislative affairs of the American Meat Institute. “The search committee considered many qualified candidates before recommending Mike Brown's election to the NCC executive committee,” said Bernard Leonard, who is group vice president/Food Service of Tyson Foods, Springdale, Arkansas. “We believe that Mike is the person who can lead NCC as it addresses the issues that will shape the future of the industry.” The National Chicken Council represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce and process chickens. Founded in 1981, Kincannon & Reed is focused exclusively on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors and serves clients throughout the world from its offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.