July 28, 2020


Land O'Lakes appoints new chief marketing officer


US agriculture co-op Land O'Lakes, Inc. has announced in mid-July the appointment of Heather Malenshek as its chief marketing officer effective September 8, 2020.

In this capacity, Malenshek will oversee B2C and B2B branding and marketing strategy and is responsible for building marketing competencies across all businesses and geographies. She will also have oversight for FLM Harvest, a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, Inc.

"Heather possesses a sterling record of unparalleled success in designing and implementing marketing strategies for companies and organisations and driving business growth," said Beth Ford, president and CEO of Land O'Lakes, Inc. "I am looking forward to seeing the creativity she has exhibited put to work for Land O'Lakes."

Malenshek joins Land O'Lakes most recently from her own consultancy and from Harley-Davidson Motor Company where she served as chief marketing officer.

She previously worked with a wide range of brands and broad categories including financial services, pharmaceuticals, motorcycles, automotive, food and beverage and pet care.

She was recently recognised by Forbes as one of the world's most influential CMOs in 2018 and 2019.

- Land O' Lakes