September 01, 2014 5:06 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Arla Foods amba

Company Overview

Arla Foods amba produces and sells dairy products. It offers milk and cream, yoghurt, cheese, butter and spreads, milk powders, and beverages; and cooking products comprising soups, sauces, and various fermented products. The company sells its products under the Arla, Lurpak, and Castello brands primarily in Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Finland, Germany, and the Netherlands. Arla Foods amba was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Viby J, Denmark.

Sønderhøj 14

Viby J,  8260

Denmark

Founded in 1881

19,600 Employees

Phone:

45 89 38 10 00

Fax:

45 86 28 16 91

Key Executives for Arla Foods amba

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 45
Executive Vice President of Global Categories & Operations
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer of Arla Foods Ingredients
Vice Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Arla Foods amba Key Developments

Arla Foods Names Tomas Pietrangeli as New Head of Arla Denmark

Arla Foods has named Tomas Pietrangeli as the new head of Arla Denmark. Coming from a job as Managing Director at Reckitt Benckiser, he will start his new role in Arla later this year. Tomas Pietrangeli has broad experience from other fast-moving consumer goods companies like P&G, Gillette, and Royal Unibrew.

Arla Foods Eyes Merger Partner

Arla Foods amba's Chief Executive Officer, Peder Tuborgh stated that the company may enter into further mergers in future. He added that Arla is on the lookout for merger partners that can consolidate its international footprint.

Arla Appoints Peter Gioertz-Carlsen as New Executive Vice President for UK Business

Arla Foods has appointed Peter Gioertz-Carlsen as the new executive vice president for Arla UK with effect from August 1, 2014, replacing Peter Lauritzen who has decided to take a global role in the Arla Group prior to his retirement in 2015.

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