DFA Management

Pat Panko
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
As executive vice president of DFA and president of DFA’s beverage network, Pat oversees coordination and optimization across DFA’s network of beverage businesses, including extended shelf-life and aseptic beverage assets. He is also responsible for the division’s consumer brands businesses, and oversees the Ingredient Solutions Division, which manufactures dairy-based ingredients and innovative flavor solutions for customers in the food manufacturing and food service channels. Pat has worked for DFA since 2009 and has held a variety of leadership roles, including president of DFA’s legacy Fluid Milk and Ice Cream Division. Prior to coming to DFA, he spent 15 years with Dean Foods, holding several positions, including regional chief financial officer and vice president of finance for the Fresh Dairy Direct Division. 
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