Incoming National Milk Producers Federation President/CEO Gregg Doud began his work this past week as the organization’s chief operating officer. Doud will be in the COO role until current NMPF President/CEO Jim Mulhern retires in January. The dairy group has also undertaken a staff reorganization. Three executive vice president positions were made. Paul Bleiberg will oversee government relations. Shawna Morris is in charge of trade policy and global affairs while Alan Bjerga leads communications and industry relations. Promotions also include David West to chief administrative officer; Stephen Cain to senior director of economic research and analysis; Beverly Hampton Phifer to senior director of FARM Animal Care; Miquela Hanselman to regulatory affairs director. Staff receiving title changes with new responsibilities are Chris Galen as senior vice president of member services and governance and Claudia Larson as senior director of government relations and head of nutrition policy.
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