Schreiber Foods Inc. and its president and CEO, Michael J. Haddad, will be honored at the Orthodox Union’s 111th Annual Dinner & Awards Presentation, with the National Kashrut Leadership Award, on Dec. 6 at the Hudson Theater and Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York.
“Schreiber Foods Inc., which has dedicated itself to maintaining an excellent OU Kosher program, is eminently deserving of this honor,” said OU Kosher CEO Rabbi Menachem Genack. “Ours has been a long and close partnership. The company has earned an outstanding reputation within the industry, and with this award the OU acknowledges Schreiber’s ongoing commitment to quality and innovation. We are proud to salute Schreiber for its accomplishments.”
Schreiber Foods, with headquarters in Green Bay, Wis., is a privately held dairy company with sales in excess of $4 billion. Its products, which include process, natural, cream and specialty cheese and yogurt, are sold primarily through customer brand distribution programs. Schreiber Foods also has sales, processing and distribution facilities in the United States, Brazil, China, India, Germany and Mexico.
Haddad’s tenure at Schreiber, which began in 1995, has brought increased recognition to the company as the supplier of choice in the foodservice sector while also driving the development of leaders within the company. He has won many Schreiber awards for his performance and leadership. After his first year with Schreiber, he was named Schreiber Foods Sales’ Rookie of the Year. He won the President’s Award for Excellence in Leadership in 2001 and a President’s Award for Excellence in Quality Improvement in 2003.
In 2006, Haddad was named president and COO and elected to the Schreiber Board of Directors. In January 2009, he assumed his current position as president, CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors.
In the community, Haddad is on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation-Wisconsin Chapter. His involvement with Make-A-Wish began in 2000 as a Wish Grantor. He is also part of Crunch Time, a local band, which donates entertainment for fundraising activities.
OU honors Schreiber Foods, president at annual dinner
November 10, 2009