Klement's CEO retires after five decades of service

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The Klement Sausage Company announced Chief Executive Officer, John Klement, has retired effective January 3rd.

Klement’s decision to retire will bring to a close a career of nearly five decades of service to the company and stakeholders. He will remain active in the future growth of the company by continuing to serve as the Chairman of the Board.

In addition, the Board of Directors announced that Raymond Booth has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the company and assumed his new position January 1, 2014.

Booth brings over 30 years of experience in leading consumer focused food companies, both private and public.