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Schlafer Replaces Doyle as Foremost Farms CEO
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 11/05/2019

The Baraboo-based Foremost Farms USA will soon have a new president and CEO. Board members announced that Greg Schlafer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the cooperative, effective December 2.

Schlafer most recently served as vice president of Food Group Sales & Marketing at J.R. Simplot Company. Prior to that he was president of Lamb Weston, a division of ConAgra Foods, Inc. He also served on several boards including the International Dairy, Deli & Bakery Association, and the North American Millers Association.

"Foremost produces award-winning dairy products and it's an honor to join the team," said Schlafer. "The organization is a cooperative that exists to benefit the hard-working farm families who own it. I'm excited to help Foremost enable the business objectives of its member-owners while meeting customer needs."

Schlafer assumes leadership of the company following the retirement of Michael Doyle.

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