Both Scheitler and Johnson will bring significant experience from parallel industries including food and beverage and consumer products
Darigold is pleased to announce today the hiring of Richard Scheitler as its new Chief Information Officer, effective Sept. 3, and Monica Johnson as its new General Counsel, effective Sept. 17. Both Scheitler and Johnson are accomplished executives with impressive track records of high standards, developing people, driving commercial success and creating a results-oriented and inclusive culture.
Scheitler has led significant advancements in information technology bringing a fresh and business-first perspective to enable success through technology. He most recently served as the Chief Information Officer at The Wonderful Company, in Los Angeles, Calif. Prior to joining The Wonderful Company, in their POM Wonderful division, he has held roles in consulting organizations such as KPMG. Scheitler earned a master’s degree in information system technology from The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management.
Headquartered in Seattle, Darigold, Inc. is the marketing and processing subsidiary of Northwest Dairy Association (NDA), which is owned by more than 430 dairy farm families in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Darigold handles approximately 10 billion pounds of milk annually. Darigold produces a full line of dairy-based products for retail, foodservice, commodity and specialty markets, and is one of the largest U.S. dairy processors. Darigold, Inc. operates 11 plants throughout the Northwest, processing high-quality milk produced by its dairy farm families. For more information, see www.darigold.com.