Borden Dairy, leading U.S. dairy processor and distributor, has announced the promotion of Eric Downum to Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). He was previously the Director of FP&A for two years. In his new role, Downum will lead the budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for Borden.
“I am honored to join the Borden executive team. This is an exciting time for the company as we are on the brink of incredible growth,” said Downum in a company press release.
According to that press release, Downum joined Borden in December 2016 after working in a variety of financial leadership roles for 13 years, including stints at PepsiCo and Frito-Lay. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and his MBA from Wake Forest University.
“Eric’s contributions during the past two years have been invaluable to Borden, and we are proud to recognize his great work with this well-deserved promotion,” said CEO Tony Sarsam. “Eric’s role will be critical to Borden’s success as the company launches new products and focuses on growth and expansion in 2019.”
Congratulations to Eric from all of us here at Deli Market News.