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Dannon announces new CEO


The Dannon Co., the yogurt marketer based in White Plains, has named a change in top management.

On April 1, Gustavo Valle will become president and chief executive officer of the company, a subsidiary of Paris-based Groupe Danone. Valle, currently the CEO of Danone Brazil, will relocate to the White Plains area.

Valle started his career at Danone in Argentina in 1996 as vice president of finance. He eventually became CEO of Danone Waters in Argentina in 2002. In 2004, he became CEO of Danone Brazil.

Valle will replace Juan Carlos Dalto, who has decided to pursue a career in international strategic consulting in his home country of Argentina.

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 at 1:04 pm by Jay Loomis. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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