NORWICH, NY. — Jody Macedonio has been named chief financial officer at Chobani, effective Dec. 28. Ms. Macedonio will report to Peter McGuinness, president and chief operating officer.
Ms. Macedonio has more than 20 years of global experience as a finance executive in the consumer goods industry, most recently as CFO of 8th Avenue Food & Provisions, an affiliate of Post Holdings, Inc. Earlier, she was CFO at Dean Foods. Ms. Macedonio also has held senior finance roles at Henkel AG, PepsiCo, Inc., Nestle and SmithKline Beecham.
In addition to Ms. Macedonio’s hiring, Chobani said Michelle Brooks, who had been filling in as interim CFO, will continue her role as treasurer and take on the newly created role of chief business development officer. Ms. Brooks will report to Ms. Macedonio.
Prior to joining Chobani in 2018, Ms. Brooks was board chair at Idaho Pacific Holdings. Earlier, she was managing director at Arlon Group.
“As we build the next generation food company, we’re building the leadership team who will help us make it happen,” Mr. McGuinness said. “Jody brings deep operational finance leadership experience. She has a passion for food and beverage, she loves a challenge, she’s super-collaborative and very growth-driven. Michelle’s new leadership role is central to our growth strategy as a modern food company. Together, Jody and Michelle are a formidable combination.”