John Turner Board of Directors

John is a seasoned consumer food industry senior executive and Private Equity Operating Partner of CREO Capital Partners (, a $600 million PE Fund with primary focus in the consumer and food sectors. John brings to American Halal over thirty years of packaged goods marketing, sales and general management experience across public, private, family and private equity engagements. Before joining CREO, John was CEO of Empire Kosher, America’s largest Kosher poultry company. John currently leads three food portfolio companies as Operating Partner for Creo Capital Partners and has worked in both turnaround and growth assignments for private equity firms J.W. Childs and Riverside Partners. John has demonstrated strong strategic leadership and team skills and the ability to successfully apply marketing and management disciplines to untraditional, emerging and turnaround companies.