Change at the top at Arla Foods. David Boulanger becomes Chief Supply Chain Officer and Executive Vice President. He succeeds Sami Naffakh and will be responsible for global production, logistics and procurement from October 1.
Boulanger's responsibilities at the Danish Mopro specialist include all production, logistics and procurement across organisational units in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, North America, China and South East Asia. Predecessor Sami Naffakh vacated the post to move to Reckitt Benckiser.
David Boulanger is currently still Senior Vice Presiden Operations at Danone Specialized Nutrition. The Frenchman has spent his entire career in the food industry. The internationally experienced manager worked for Masterfoods before dedicating 17 professional years to Danone.
Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh: "David brings on board a seasoned and experienced leader with the strong customer and employee focus we need to meet the challenges of Covid-19. On the other hand, he also has the vision and strategic skills to help us grow our business in the longer term".