Former PepsiCo leader brings more than 33 years of HR experience to Borden
Borden, a heritage American brand and leading U.S. dairy processer and distributor, today announced Darlene Paulin as its Senior Director of Human Resources, effective immediately.
“We want Borden to be the best dairy company to work for, and Darlene will play a critical role in helping us realize that vision,” said Borden CEO Tony Sarsam. “She will be creating strategies to help us attract top talent, in addition to supporting and engaging our 3,300 employees to build on our People First culture.”
Paulin brings more than 33 years of HR experience, including 25 years in the beverage industry. For the past seven years, she has led the southern region’s HR function at PepsiCo, supporting 5,500 union and non-union employees across eight states, 51 locations and five manufacturing plants. Paulin earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Belmont University.
“Borden has such a proud and tenured workforce, and I couldn’t be more excited to help build on its People First culture,” Paulin said.
Founded in 1857 by Gail Borden, Jr., Borden is a heritage American brand that produces more than 35 wholesome and delicious products enjoyed by millions of people every day. Borden was the first company to develop a patent for the process of condensing milk as well as the first company to use glass milk bottles. In 1936, Elsie became America’s favorite spokes-cow and was recognized in 2000 by AdAge as one of the top 10 advertising icons of the 20th century. Today, Borden is headquartered in Dallas and operates 13 milk processing plants and nearly 100 branches across the U.S. that produce and distribute nearly 500 million gallons of milk annually for customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels. The company’s People First culture has inspired decades of loyal tenure among hundreds of the 3,300 people Borden employs. For more information, visit bordendairy.com.