DairyAmerica today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Dan Block as Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2017.
Block joined DairyAmerica in 2011, and most recently served as DairyAmerica’s chief commercial officer, leading the company’s global sales strategy.
Block has more than 20 years with leading dairy and food organizations in global markets. Prior to joining the team at DairyAmerica, he held key sales and leadership positions with Glanbia Nutritionals, Inc., Hoogwegt U.S., Inc., and Archer Daniels Midland. Block is a graduate of University of Illinois, Urbana, with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
DairyAmerica is the world’s largest skim milk powder company and a leading exporter of U.S. dairy ingredients. It is a federated marketing cooperative owned by dairy farmer cooperatives California Dairies, Inc., Agri-Mark (Mass.), Arizona Dairies and O-At-Ka (N.Y.)