Darigold Names Scheitler CIO, Johnson General Council

Key changes are coming to the top of Darigold.  Starting Tuesday, September 3rd, Richard Scheitler becomes the cooperative’s new Chief Information Officer.  While effective September 17th, Monica Johnson will come on as new General Council.


“We are fortunate to have two high caliber individuals joining the Darigold team,” said Stan Ryan, president and CEO. “We are at a critical moment in Darigold’s trajectory of international growth, customer focus, consumer innovation and sustainable business practices. These proven leaders will be additive to our leadership team, culture and success.”


Scheitler has led significant advancements in information technology bringing a fresh and business-first perspective to enable success through technology. He most recently served as the Chief Information Officer at The Wonderful Company, in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining The Wonderful Company, in their POM Wonderful division, he has held roles in consulting organizations such as KPMG. Scheitler earned a master’s degree in information system technology from The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management.


Johnson brings leadership experience to Darigold from across a broad range of companies and legal firms. She has also worked in similar food and beverage industries that are directly relevant to Darigold’s business, including branded consumer products, cyclical agricultural commodities and global ingredients. She most recently served as the General Counsel for Bonduelle Americas, in Irwindale, Calif. Prior to joining Bonduelle, Johnson held legal roles at Ventura Foods, LLC; Western Digital Technology, INC., and Deutsche Bahn/DB Logistics/Bax Global. Johnson earned a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles.



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