Executive Vice President General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affairs
Mr. Russell F. Coleman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporationrationrate Secretary and Government Affairs of the Company. He joined Dean Foods in August 2016 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporationrationrate Secretary and Government Affairs and is responsible for overseeing the Company legal and regulatory matters and government affairs. Prior to joining Dean Foods, he was a partner in the Dallas law firm of Meadows Collier from May 2014 to July 2016. From 2003 through 2013, Mr. Coleman served as General Counsel of national media company Belo Corporationration, where he served most recently as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, with responsibility for legal representation of Belo Corporationration television stations and other media properties and, through December 2012, affiliated company A. H. Belo Corporationrationration newspapers, including The Dallas Morning News. Before joining Belo, he was a partner in the Dallas office of the law firm now known as Locke Lord LLP
Age: 56 President Since 2016Coleman is a former chairman of the Dallas Bar Foundation and a former chairman of the Dallas Bar Association Corporationrationrationrate Counsel section.