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United Dairymen of Idaho Hires New Business Development Director

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December 16, 2014

United Dairymen of Idaho Hires New Business Development Director

Senior Director, Business Development and Processor Relations

Brenden Fitzgerald, Senior Director, Business Development and Processor Relations

Meridian, Idaho – Brenden Fitzgerald joins the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) as the Senior Director of Business Development and Processor Relations. In his role, Fitzgerald will build and manage relationships with dairy processors, and work with retail and restaurant partners on a local and national level.

“Brenden’s experience in developing sales strategies, working with diverse clients and partners and activating local and national marketplace initiatives and promotions lends itself to the new direction of Idaho’s dairy promotion organization,” noted Karianne Fallow, CEO of United Dairymen of Idaho. “His experience and expertise lends itself nicely to the success of Idaho’s dairy farmers.”

Brenden most recently served as Food Service Key Account Manager for PepsiCo-Pepsi Beverage Company in Boise, Idaho. Previously, Brenden worked in similar roles for Pepsi Bottling Ventures and Nagel Beverage Company.

A native of Idaho, Fitzgerald attended Willamette University where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration. He is active with the Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation Board of Directors and enjoys outdoor recreation. He lives in Boise with his wife and three children.

About United Dairymen of Idaho

The United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) protects and promotes the Idaho dairy industry and dairy farm families through outreach, nutrition counseling and partnerships with consumers, dairy processors, retail outlets and farmers and their families. UDI is the parent organization of both the Idaho Dairy Council and the Idaho Dairymen’s Association. Visit UDI’s website, Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates and additional information.

About the Idaho Dairy Council

The Idaho Dairy Council (IDC) provides nutrition education to the entire state of Idaho as a non-profit organization supported by the United Dairymen of Idaho. The Council provides free, science-based nutrition resources to educators, students, health professionals and the public via curriculum, materials, funding, and nutrition instruction.

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