Fresh food board with salmon and vegetables
Case Study

Meat processor modernizes finance with new technology and change management

As a privately owned holding company of meat processors, the client doubled in size and tripled its customer count through organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy. Read this case study to see how they engaged Baker Tilly to create a change management assessment and development roadmap to drive for future success.
Fresh food board with salmon and vegetables
Case Study

Meat processor modernizes finance with new technology and change management

As a privately owned holding company of meat processors, the client doubled in size and tripled its customer count through organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy. Read this case study to see how they engaged Baker Tilly to create a change management assessment and development roadmap to drive for future success.

The client background

As a privately owned holding company of meat processors, the client develops and produces custom food products for the world’s leading food service and retail food brands. This Midwest-based company has grown to a $6 billion operation with more than 20,000 employees and a global network of more than 65 facilities in 17 countries.

The business challenge

From 2003-2017, the client doubled in size and more than tripled its customer count through both organic growth as well as an aggressive acquisition strategy. Accounting transactions jumped from $3 billion to $15 billion annually. Despite the enormous growth, they continued to use the same instance of its SAP system that was implemented in 1999, l