Emmi Roth USA has named Steve Millard its CEO and president, effective January 1, 2012. Millard succeeds current CEO Steve McKeon, who will remain active in special strategic projects through his role on the company’s board of directors.
“We are pleased to announce this smooth transition in the CEO position,” says Emmi International Vice President Matthias Kunz. “Steve McKeon’s guidance and knowledge have been integral to the success of Emmi Roth USA through the years, and we are pleased he will continue to serve on our leadership team as a member of the board of directors.”
Millard brings more than 20 years of management and sales experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry, including 10 years for the Dannon Co. He joined Emmi Roth USA in 2007, was named senior vice president of sales in 2009, and was promoted to president in 2010.