Andreas von Wyl takes over milk procurement and agricultural policy at HOCHDORF

HOCHDORF has recruited Andreas von Wyl as its new Head of Milk Procurement and Agricultural Policy. Mr von Wyl, from Neudorf, has a degree in Food Technology and Master of Business Administration. He takes over the position from Werner Schweizer, who held the post ad interim following his retirement. Andreas von Wyl comes to HOCHDORF from the holding company of the international Bakels Group in Rothenburg, having previously held positions at various cheese dairies and at Nestlé.

As one of the four largest milk processors in Switzerland, HOCHDORF processes and dries around 240 million kilograms of milk per year. The position of Head of Milk Procurement and Agricultural Policy had been held ad interim by Werner Schweizer since the beginning of 2023. He returned from retirement to stand in for Cemil Klein, who stopped working for several months due to illness and had been in this position since 1 January 2021. Following the sad death of Cemil Klein in March 2023, the position was

In Andreas von Wyl, HOCHDORF has found a competent successor for this important position. In future, he will also represent the milk processor in industry committees. He will take up his new post from 1 October 2023. Ralph Siegl, CEO and Delegate of the Board of Directors of the HOCHDORF Group, said he was delighted about the new appointment: “On behalf of the Group Management of HOCHDORF Swiss Nutrition, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Werner Schweizer for his valued commitment and wish him all the best for his upcoming retirement. At the same time, I welcome Andreas von Wyl to our ranks. I am delighted that we can hand over this important position to an experienced professional who is very familiar with the industry.”


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