Jun 3, 2020
Organic Valley hires CFO to leadership team
Joseph Eagleeye was recently appointed chief financial officer of CROPP Cooperative which includes brands such as Organic Valley, Prarie Organic and Mighty Organic.
Organic Valley markets itself as the nation’s largest organic, farmer-owned cooperative and one of the world’s largest organic consumer brands. With more than 25 years of experience and financial data expertise, Eagleeye brings an expanded focus on analytics to leading the cooperative’s finance division, according to a press release from the company.
As CFO, Eagleeye will oversee the cooperative’s finance, accounting, investor relations, demand management, supply forecasting, information resources, business insights, data science, and trade promotions functions.
Eagleeye joined CROPP Cooperative in 2017, most recently serving as vice president of business insight and data science.
“In my two-plus years here, I have focused on increasing the data analysis capabilities of the cooperative to guide strategic decision-making, bring new insights to customers, and drive sales,” he said.
Immediately prior to joining Organic Valley, Eagleeye was a risk manager for Morgan Stanley’s $2 trillion wealth management program, according to the release. He previously served as a principal at Premia Capital Management in Chicago, where he was responsible for leading asset allocation, commodity and financial futures markets, and risk management. His career has also included insights and risk management roles for Merrill Lynch & Co. and derivative and commodity trading strategies for Putnam Investments. As an author and editor of multiple texts on commodity investment and risk management, Eagleeye is a thought leader in data analysis, risk management, financial modeling and forecasting within commodities markets.
Organized in 1988, Organic Valley represents more than 1,800 farmers in 34 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom and achieved $1.1 billion in 2019 sales. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, Organic Valley produces a wide range of organic dairy, egg and produce products.