Vermont Creamery, award-winning makers of artisanal dairy products, is pleased to announce the addition of two key roles to its leadership team. David Stearle has been named the new president of Vermont Creamery, and Harrison (Harry) Kahn joins as the general manager. These strategic appointments represent a significant milestone for the company as it continues to expand its presence in the market and build on its 39 years of making beloved products, such as fresh goat cheeses, French-style aged cheeses, cultured butters and culinary creams. 

David Stearle brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role as President of Vermont Creamery. With over 18 years of experience in the Dairy Foods division of Land O’Lakes, where he will continue to serve as vice president of Sales, Stearle has a proven track record of leadership and cooperative farmer-owner focus.    

As the president of Vermont Creamery, Stearle will guide the company's course toward continued growth, building on its rich heritage of producing high-quality, award-winning artisanal dairy products. His vision and leadership will be instrumental in shaping the future of the company, while ensuring a steadfast commitment to its Certified B Corporation values and the continued development of the Vermont-based team of Bettermakers. 

Joining Stearle in this exciting new chapter for Vermont Creamery is Harry Kahn, who assumes the role of general manager. Kahn brings a diverse skill set and extensive knowledge of the food and beverage industry, garnered through his experience in several Vermont-based businesses, including Barr Hill Gin, Green Mountain Coffee, and Magic Hat Brewing Company. His passion for brand development, product quality and sustainability will be instrumental in building on Vermont Creamery’s already-strong track record of success. 

“As a longtime admirer of Vermont Creamery’s people, purpose, and products, I’m humbled to join the tight knit and passionate group of individuals who make Vermont Creamery so special,” Kahn said. 

Kahn will oversee the day-to-day operations of Vermont Creamery, working closely with its team members to further strengthen the company's position as a mission-driven producer of artisanal dairy products. With a keen focus on fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, Kahn aims to uphold the certified B-Corporation’s unwavering commitment to making the highest quality and best tasting dairy products. 

About Vermont Creamery   
 Founded in 1984 and B Corp certified since 2014, Vermont Creamery is a pioneer of artisan cheese, winning countless national and international awards for their suite of cheeses and cultured dairy products, while supporting a network of family farms and promoting sustainable agriculture in the region. Ranked in June 2021 in the top 10% of most purposeful brands, according to the 2021 Purpose Power Index, Vermont Creamery is an independently operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based member-owned cooperative Land O’Lakes, Inc.