The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Julia Kadison (pictured) as Chief Executive Officer. Kadison previously held the position of Interim CEO/Vice President of Marketing for MilkPEP, following the resignation of MilkPEP CEO Vivian Godfrey in November 2013.
“The dairy industry is in a state of transition, and I'm thrilled that we have Julia Kadison to lead MilkPEP through this evolution," said Jay Bryant CEO of the Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative and Chairman of the MilkPEP Board of Directors in a statement released Aug. 1. "As interim CEO, she has proven that she has the experience and vision to lead our organization. She has already introduced a strategic new program direction, including a powerful new advertising campaign and a cause marketing initiative that is truly uniting the industry. Her vision for how MilkPEP can evolve its consumer marketing initiatives to spur milk consumption is exactly what the industry needs.”