The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.

James “Ozzie” Orsillo

Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. has announced the appointment of James “Ozzie” Orsillo as Executive Vice President, replacing Bruce W. Krupke, effective May 4, 2020.

Orsillo, of Woburn, MA, will serve as the fourth Executive Vice President in the association’s history, and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the association, as well as governmental and industry relations. Prior to being hired by Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Ozzie serviced the dairy manufacturing industry for 35 years across 15 countries in a sales management capacity and served on the board of directors for the Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association for 20 years, most recently as president of the board.

“For 26 years, my dear friend Bruce Krupke enjoyed and took great pride in his role with the

association,” Orsillo said. “Bruce gave everything he had to the association and I look forward to carrying on his good work and vision with the help of the board and staff.”

“Ozzie will bring a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to the position,” said Mike Suever,

President of the Board of Directors. “We look forward to his leadership and continuing the outstanding work the association does on behalf of the members.”

Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. is a full-service dairy trade organization representing dairy processors, manufacturers and distributors in the northeast with members in; Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont, and include all four federal class products.