California Milk Advisory Board announces new VP
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has announced the addition of Bob Carroll as vice president of business development.
Carroll most recently served as international business director for Blue Diamond Growers where he formed and led the division responsible for expanding all Blue Diamond branded products outside of North America. He also served as vice chairman of the Global Market Development Committee of the Almond Board of California. Prior to Blue Diamond, he worked in brand management for Kraft Foods on such brands as Taco Bell Home Originals and in the Kraft Enhancers, Meals and Cheese Divisions.
A US Army veteran, Carroll served from 1991 to 2006 as an infantry officer, in progressive roles from rifle platoon leader to battalion operations and training officer. He also served a one-year deployment as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
“Bob’s strong leadership skills and expertise in brand marketing, corporate strategic planning and international market development will greatly benefit the CMAB and the California dairy industry as we look to further establishing national markets and capture the growing overseas demand for quality dairy products,” says John Talbot, CEO of the CMAB.