The Company's functional support structure, which includes Finance, Legal, Human Resources and Information Technology, remains unchanged. In an unrelated change, Barbara Carlini, who served as Chief Information Officer for four years, announced her decision to retire from Dean Foods effective September 30, 2013. Brian Murphy has been appointed to succeed Ms. Carlini as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Murphy served as chief information officer for the Company's Morningstar Foods division before it was sold to Saputo Inc. earlier this year. Mr. Murphy concluded his transition activities with Saputo and returned to Dean Foods in September to succeed Ms. Carlini.
Management biographies and other information can be found on the Company's website at www.deanfoods.com.
Dean Foods® is a leading food and beverage company in the United States and is the nation's largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Dean Foods portfolio includes TruMoo®, the leading national flavored milk brand, along with well-known regional dairy brands such as Alta Dena®, Berkeley Farms®, Country Fresh®, Dean's®, Garelick Farms®, LAND O LAKES® milk and cultured products*, Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms®, Mayfield®, McArthur®, Meadow Gold®, Oak Farms®, Pet®**, T.G. Lee®, Tuscan® and more. In all, Dean Foods has more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. Dean Foods also makes and distributes ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, and bottled water. Nearly 19,000 employees across the country work every day to make Dean Foods the most admired and trusted provider of wholesome, great-tasting dairy products at every occasion. For more information about Dean Foods and its brands, visit www.deanfoods.com.
*The LAND O LAKES brand is owned by Land O'Lakes, Inc. and is used by license.**PET is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company and is used by license.