CEO, Director and Chairman of Executive CommitteeMr. Gregg A. Tanner is no longer a Chief Executive Officer Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Tanner has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 31 2012 and as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2012. He joined the Company in November 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer and served as the President Fresh Dairy Direct and Chief Supply Chain Officer from January 2012 until becoming our Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Company Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President Global Operations at The Hershey Company from 2006 to 2007. Before joining The Hershey Company Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President Retail Supply Chain at ConAgra Foods Inc. from 2001 to 2005 where he directed the entire supply chain for retail products. Previously Mr. Tanner held positions of increasing responsibility at the Quaker Oats Company and Ralston Purina Company. Mr. Tanner serves on the Board of Directors of The Boston Beer Company Inc. and as Chairman of its Audit Committee. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Milk Industry Foundation as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association as a director for the Grocery Manufacturers Association and on the Board of Directors of Children Health.
Age: 58 Chairman Since 2012