Phil Girard Promoted to Chief Financial Officer at California Dairies, Inc.

September 12, 2019 California Dairies, Inc.

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), today announced the promotion of Phil Girard to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. As CFO, Girard will oversee the cooperatives’ financial, accounting, treasury, information technology and risk management functions. Based at CDI’s corporate headquarters in Visalia, California, he will report to Andrei Mikhalevsky, President and Chief Executive Officer.

California Dairies, Inc. Names Brad Anderson as Next President and Chief Executive Officer

July 30, 2019 California Dairies

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), the #1 dairy cooperative in the leading dairy state, today announced the selection of Brad Anderson as its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 1, 2020. Anderson, who currently serves as the cooperative’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), is succeeding Andrei Mikhalevsky, who has served as President and CEO since 2012.

California Dairies, Inc. and Dairy Farmers of America Create a Marketing Agency in Common to Ensure Market Stability

July 11, 2019 California Dairies

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI) and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) today announced the creation of a marketing agency in common to benefit and bring efficiency to both cooperatives’ customers and members.

California Dairies, Inc. Completes Purchase of Turlock, CA Facility

“This is an exciting opportunity for CDI and our farmer-owners to acquire a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with the ability to produce and market high-quality milk powders,” said Andrei Mikhalevsky, CDI President and CEO.

CDI President and CEO Announces Intent to Retire in 2019

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.