Perdue Farms announced the appointment of Catherine Muldoon as chief compliance officer.

Muldoon will lead the office of business ethics and compliance and manage and oversee how the company complies with all federal, state, and local rules and regulations. She will oversee other external regulatory requirements, as well as internal policies.

She will establish, implement, and administer a compliance structure to strengthen existing compliance efforts.

Before Perdue, Muldoon served as chief legal officer at BDP International, where she created a comprehensive code of conduct and business ethics program. Most recently, she served as general counsel for Baldor Specialty Foods.