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Executive Leaders

Foremost Farms’ president is chosen by the dairy farmer-owners who serve on the board of directors. Our leadership team is charged with producing world-class dairy products for customers, maintaining the cooperative’s financial strength—and inspiring a culture of innovation and superior performance.


Michael Doyle
President & CEO

Jim Hamm
Vice President-Strategy and Business Development

Dirk Tachick
Senior Vice President-Supply Chain Operations

Declan Roche
Vice President-Dairy Ingredients

Tim Greenway
Vice President-Margin Optimization

Ralph Briggs
Chief Operating Officer

John Haake
Vice President-Innovation & Product Technology

Jeff Kent
Vice President-Cheese

John Robison
Vice President & General Counsel

Peter Toonen
Vice President-Finance