Maytag Dairy Farms names Donald A. Boelens Chief Executive Officer

Maytag Dairy Farms today announced that its board of directors has appointed Donald A. Boelens as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Boelens has previously served as the Chief Financial Officer (’01-’03) and the Chief Executive Officer (’03-’16) of Swiss Valley Farms Cooperative in Iowa, Chief Financial Officer of the Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative in Reston, VA, and most recently as General Manager of Wellshire Farms in Swedesboro, NJ.

 

 

“It’s an honor to be selected as the next leader of such a legendary brand and company. I’m looking forward to working with the dedicated staff, suppliers, customers and community to continue expanding the Maytag Dairy Farm brand for the enjoyment of generations to come,” said Mr. Boelens.

“Mr. Boelens brings a long history of dairy and food experience. He is clearly the right leader for our company and has the unanimous support of our Board. Don brings a wealth of blue cheese and food related business experience to Maytag Dairy Farms,” said Joe Greving, board member. “We look forward to watching how Don and the existing team at Maytag continue to expand upon the rich history owned by the Maytag Dairy Farms brand.”

Maytag Dairy Farms formed the first wheels of Maytag Blue Cheese in October, 1941. Since that time, the Maytag Dairy Farms brand has become one of the most recognized brands on menus across the globe. Today, 78 years after Fred Maytag made the first wheels of Maytag Blue Cheese, the next era of leadership will build on that legacy.

 

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