AUSTRALIA – Chobani, a leading food and beverage company renowned for its  yogurt and oat milk products, has announced the appointment of Scott Hadley as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.

Effective immediately, Hadley will join Chobani’s global Executive Leadership Team and report directly to Kevin Burns, Chobani’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

Bringing over 25 years of experience in building premium brands and driving success in dynamic business environments, Hadley’s appointment underscores Chobani’s commitment to furthering its presence in the Australian market.

“Chobani Australia holds a special place in my heart. Since we entered the market in 2011, the team has achieved remarkable success by delivering delicious, natural, and nutritious food to Australians,” Chobani Founder and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, stated.

“Scott’s proven track record and inspirational leadership make him the perfect choice to lead our team into the next phase of our journey.”

Hadley, in response, expressed his admiration for Chobani’s innovative products and passionate team, highlighting his eagerness to build upon the existing foundation and drive the business forward.

He emphasized his commitment to disrupting the industry and leveraging food as a force for good.

“With innovative products, a passionate team, and a founding belief that business can be a force for good, Chobani is a company I’ve always admired,” he said.

“The Australian team has built an incredible organisation and culture and I’m looking forward to building on these great foundations and continuing to disrupt the industry and drive this business and category forward.”

Before joining Chobani, Hadley served as CEO at TasFoods, an ASX-listed diversified food and beverage business.

His extensive experience includes senior roles at leading companies such as Asahi Beverages, Fosters Group, and Cadbury Schweppes.

Hadley’s credentials include membership in the Australian Institute of Company Directors, an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and completion of the Senior Executive Program at London Business School.

His expertise and leadership are expected to contribute significantly to Chobani’s continued growth and success in the region.

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