WhiteWave Foods appoints Kevin Yost as president of Earthbound Farms
Next we move to WhiteWave Foods - best known for its plant-based products under the Silk brand in the US and the Alpro brand in Europe - which has appointed Kevin Yost as president of its recently-acquired Earthbound Farm organic salads, fruits and vegetables business.
Earthbound’s previous CEO Charlie Sweat will move into an advisory role to ensure a smooth transition, while the rest of the Earthbound Farm management team will continue to serve in their current roles, said WhiteWave.
Yost - who most recently worked at Saputo - brings more than 22 years of CPG and food industry experience at firms including Dean Foods’ Morningstar division, ConAgra Foods and Swift and Company.
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