Chris Policinski

 Chris Policinski

President and CEO
On the team since 1997

"What brought us to today's success won't be enough for the challenges of tomorrow. We must continue to evolve and change, both individually and as a company."

Chris Policinski has more than 37 years of experience in the food industry. He joined Land O’Lakes, Inc., in 1997 and was appointed president and CEO in 2005. Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, he held leadership positions with Kraft General Foods, Bristol-Myers Squibb and The Pillsbury Company.

Chris is a lead director of the board of Xcel Energy and Hormel Foods.

He also serves on the board of several industry groups, including the Grocery Manufacturers Association (as Chairman), and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, and is involved in local community boards including as a Trustee of the University of Minnesota Foundation.