Latka, who previously held the position of chief financial officer, becomes the spokesperson of the company and contact person for farmers.
Latka has been responsible for commercial management since 2005.
Karl Eismann, who joined the company in 2013, has been chief operating officer for the control of production plants and central functions such as central quality management, supply chain management, procurement and milk management since 2015.
Latka said, “I understand my role as chief executive officer as a team player. I would like to thank the supervisory board for the trust placed in me and I look forward to the new tasks.”