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Dean Foods To Elevate Ralph Scozzafava to CEO

By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

Sep 02, 2016

Dean Foods Co. on Sept. 1 named Ralph Scozzafava as the company's new CEO. He will take over for Gregg Tanner on Jan. 1.

Scozzafava currently is an executive vice president and chief operating officer. He joined the company in 2014. He has more than 30 years of experience in the consumer goods and grocery categories, including at Wm.Wrigley Jr. Co. and at Campbell Soup Co.

Tanner has been CEO since 2012. He joined Dean Foods in 2007 and will remain as an adviser to the company through May 2017.