Allen Harim Names Sylvia Nicholson as Director of Human Resources and Corporate Communication


Seaford, DE – October 28, 2014 – Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has hired human resources veteran, Sylvia Nicholson, as Director of Human Resources and Corporate Communication.

Nicholson joins Allen Harim with an impressive track record in leading human resources initiatives within a wide range of industries. Nicholson most recently served as Senior Manager of Human Resources for Aramark at The University of Delaware, and previously lead human resources teams at Safran Labinal, Masco Contractor Services, Home Depot and Maximus. Nicholson’s track record exemplifies talent in improving overall efficiencies, maximizing department capabilities, and building top-quality human resource teams while supporting business objectives.

“Sylvia brings diverse human resources experience from several industries, including the food industry,” said Brian Hildreth, Chief Financial Officer of Allen Harim.

“We are honored for her to lead our Human Resources team and have already felt an impact.”

In her new position, Nicholson will oversee human resources strategy development, as well as employment services, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and professional training and development.

Nicholson is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Wilmington University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management. She is certified with Villanova University in Professional Human Resources Management and a member of SHRM. She resides in Delmar MD with her family.

About Allen Harim Foods, LLC
Allen Harim combines an approach to growing the healthiest chicken possible with a commitment to implementing the latest technology for the continuous improvement of all processes. Headquartered in Seaford, Delaware, Allen Harim operates chicken processing facilities in Harbeson, Delaware and Cordova, Maryland; breeding operations in Liberty, North Carolina; a hatchery in Dagsboro, Delaware, and a hatchery and feed mill in Seaford, as well. The company employs more than 1,600 people in the United States, as well as more than 200 independent growers and 25 company farms across Delmarva.