Cindy Schweitzer, PhD, CFS is the Technical Director for Global Dairy Platform (GDP). GDP facilitates a collaborative approach on industry issues and innovative research so that dairy products are valued as nutritious contribution to healthy sustainable diets. Schweitzer’s global technical expertise spans more than 25 years in non-profit, ingredient and food service industries.
Schweitzer previously worked for McDonald’s Corporation driving their worldwide nutrition strategy on regulatory guidelines and labeling standards. As Senior Scientist with Cognis Corporation (formerly Henkel), Cindy led research and regulatory efforts, similar to prior work directing the nutrition research program for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.