John Zinck

Director of Strategic Accounts
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Land O'Lakes Foodservice

John Zinck is Director of Strategic Accounts at Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods leading a team focused against several Foodservice segments. John has been in the foodservice and consumer foods industry for over 30 years across several branded manufacturers, including Campbell’s, General Mills, Schwan’s and Land O’Lakes. John has held several functional positions including sales, marketing, administration and executive leadership. John volunteers his time locally as well as internationally, doing mission work. John also reserves some time to enjoy his family while skiing, fishing, hiking and biking.



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