Martin to Head Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods Finance

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Land O'Lakes, Inc.

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Martin has been named
 Vice President of Dairy Foods Finance and Administration at Land O'Lakes, Inc.
 Martin, who previously served as Vice President of the national cooperative's
 Fluid Dairy Division, replaces Tom Verdoorn, who recently assumed the position
 of Vice President of International Operations and Dairy Proteins for Land
 O'Lakes.
     Martin, who has been with Land O'Lakes since 1975, has a Bachelors Degree
 in Accounting and Finance from St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wis.) and a
 Masters in Business Administration from the College of St. Thomas (St. Paul,
 Minn.).  He also has served with Land O'Lakes as Vice President of Operations
 for fluid dairy plants, Administrative Services Manager (Food Operations) and
 Food Services Marketing Controller.  From 1988-1991, Martin served as chief
 financial officer for Country Lake Foods, Inc., a publicly traded Land O'Lakes
 spin-off company.
     Land O'Lakes ( http://www.landolakesinc.com ) is a national, farmer-owned
 food and agricultural cooperative, with sales approaching $6 billion.  Land
 O'Lakes does business in all fifty states and more than fifty countries.  It
 is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and
 food ingredient products across the U.S.; services its international customers
 with a variety of food and animal feed ingredients; and provides farmers and
 local cooperatives with an extensive line of agricultural supplies (feed,
 seed, crop nutrients and crop protection products) and services.
 
 

SOURCE Land O'Lakes, Inc.
    ARDEN HILLS, Minn., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Martin has been named
 Vice President of Dairy Foods Finance and Administration at Land O'Lakes, Inc.
 Martin, who previously served as Vice President of the national cooperative's
 Fluid Dairy Division, replaces Tom Verdoorn, who recently assumed the position
 of Vice President of International Operations and Dairy Proteins for Land
 O'Lakes.
     Martin, who has been with Land O'Lakes since 1975, has a Bachelors Degree
 in Accounting and Finance from St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wis.) and a
 Masters in Business Administration from the College of St. Thomas (St. Paul,
 Minn.).  He also has served with Land O'Lakes as Vice President of Operations
 for fluid dairy plants, Administrative Services Manager (Food Operations) and
 Food Services Marketing Controller.  From 1988-1991, Martin served as chief
 financial officer for Country Lake Foods, Inc., a publicly traded Land O'Lakes
 spin-off company.
     Land O'Lakes ( http://www.landolakesinc.com ) is a national, farmer-owned
 food and agricultural cooperative, with sales approaching $6 billion.  Land
 O'Lakes does business in all fifty states and more than fifty countries.  It
 is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and
 food ingredient products across the U.S.; services its international customers
 with a variety of food and animal feed ingredients; and provides farmers and
 local cooperatives with an extensive line of agricultural supplies (feed,
 seed, crop nutrients and crop protection products) and services.
 
 SOURCE  Land O'Lakes, Inc.