United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA), an Arizona based dairy cooperative, today announced that Robert Chesler has been named as Chief Executive Officer. Craig Caballero, who has been serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer for the last three months, will continue as Board President. Mr. Chesler’s employment with UDA will begin in early July.
Chesler brings nearly 20 years of senior leadership experience, including over a decade of global dairy trade with StoneX Financial, Inc. Previously, Chesler served as a director with High Stakes, Inc.
“Robert is the right leader for UDA,” said Craig Caballero, UDA’s Chairman of the Board. “Robert’s extensive dairy trading background and business development skills will position UDA to build markets and add value to our portfolio of products. In our 60-year history, he is only the fifth person to take the reins. We are confident that he is the best candidate for the job and are excited for the future of our cooperative.”
Chesler received a BA Degree in Political Science and Psychology from Northeastern Illinois University.