Sarah Hanson

Executive Vice President Dairy Management Inc., Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Sarah Hanson is executive vice president at Dairy Management Inc., where she oversees operations and implementation of the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. 

The Innovation Center engages the dairy value chain to advance and communicate social responsibility priorities including environmental stewardship, animal care, community contributions and more, to help ensure a socially responsible and economically viable industry. In this role Hanson works closely with the president and chair of the board of directors to facilitate and direct the work of the Innovation Center and build alignment with key stakeholders. 

Hanson joined DMI in 2003; she has served as chief of staff to the president and as senior vice president, leading marketing and business communications, public relations and thought leader engagement initiatives. Prior to DMI, she led public relations and reputation management programs for food industry and healthcare clients at Weber Shandwick, Advocate Health Care and the International Food Information Council.