CDI President and CEO Announces Intent to Retire in 2019

VISALIA, Calif. —  Andrei Mikhalevsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of California Dairies, Inc. (CDI) has announced his intention to retire from his position as of December 31, 2019.  The CDI Board of Directors has initiated a search to identify candidates as his successor.  Mr. Mikhalevsky and the CDI Board are committed to ensuring a smooth transition to a new President and CEO. Please direct any questions to Stacy Heaton, Director of Communications.

About California Dairies, Inc.

California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 300 dairy producers who ship 15 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. In addition, California Dairies, Inc. is the home of two leading and well-respected brands of butter – Challenge and Danish Creamery. California Dairies’ quality dairy products are available in all 50 United States and in more than 50 foreign countries. For additional information on California Dairies, Inc., visit