President and CEO, Land O'Lakes

Policinski has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry, and joined Land O’Lakes in 1997 as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.  He later became Chief Operating Officer of the Dairy Foods business unit, and was appointed President and CEO in 2005. Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, Policinski held leadership positions with Kraft General Foods, Bristol Meyers Squib and The Pillsbury Company.Policinski is a member of Board of Directors of several industry associations (Grocery Manufacturers Association, National Milk Producers Federation, and National Council of Farmer Cooperatives), is involved in local community boards (Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Carlson School of Management Board of Overseers), as well as serving as a Board member for the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign and Xcel Energy.Policinski earned an M.B.A. degree from New York University, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.