Tom Rosen

DIRECTOR

Tom Rosen

Tom Rosen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rosen’s Diversified, Inc. The Company operates principally in food and agricultural industries. Food processing operations consist of the largest non-feed beef processor in the nation and a variety of further processing operations which include meat cooking, steak cutting, ground beef and liver slicing. In September 2005, Rosen Meat Group and American Foods Group merged making Rosen’s Diversified, Inc. the sixth largest packer with the capacity to slaughter 6500 head daily. In addition, the Company is a wholesale distributor of agricultural products including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, adjuvants. This privately held company has been in business for 65 years and employees over 4000 people with worldwide sales in excess of two billion dollars.

Tom was born in 1948 at Fairmont, Minnesota. Tom earned a business administration degree from Morningside College in 1970. He was a member of the Chief's basketball team for four seasons. He was inducted in the Morningside College Athletic Hall of Fame. His career began as a sales representative with Marion Laboratories in Kansas City. In 1973, he joined Rosen's, Inc.Agricultural Chemical Division as a Sales Representative and helped expand the Company's territories into South Dakota, Nebraska and Northwest Iowa. He was named Operation's Manager of the Company's agri-business division in 1982, and in 1986 was promoted to President. In 1991, Tom was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is on the Executive Committee for the Minnesota Business Partnership, the Executive Committee for the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council and the Executive Committee for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, on the leadership circle for the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, a board member at Bank Midwest, a board member at Morningside College and a member of the Fairmont Rotary. Tom was inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame July 2006.

Tom has three children, Wade, 26, who graduated from the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado and is now in Spain getting his MBA. Karin, 23, who graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado and is now working at Wells Fargo in Colorado and Reid, 20, who is a Sophomore at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.