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For almost 100 years, our people have been the heart of our success.

Meet our Team
Careers at Diamond

Did You Know?

  • Harvest begins in August for almonds
  • The average American eats 216 cups of popcorn each year
  • Potato chips first became available in grocery stores in 1895. They were sold in barrels or tins until the 1930's when the first sealed bag was invented

Meet Our Executive Team

Brian J. Driscoll

President and Chief Executive Officer

Brian J. Driscoll has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond and as a member of our Board since May 2012. Prior to joining Diamond, Mr. Driscoll was Chief Executive Officer of Hostess Brands from June 2010 to March 2012, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January 2012. From 2002 to June 2010, he held senior management positions at Kraft Foods, Inc., including as President, Sales, Customer Service and Logistics, Kraft North America from 2007 to June 2010. Mr. Driscoll joined Kraft Foods, Inc. as a result of Kraft's acquisition of Nabisco Biscuits and Snacks, where he worked from 1995 to 2002, first as President of Sales and Integrated Logistics and later as the Senior Vice President, Biscuit Sales and Customer Service. Earlier in his career, Mr. Driscoll held sales and sales management positions of increasing responsibility at Nestlé USA and Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Driscoll holds a B.S. degree from St. John's University.

Lloyd J. Johnson

Executive Vice President
and Chief Sales Officer

Lloyd J. Johnson has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer since September 2008. From 2005 until August 2008, Mr. Johnson was a Senior Vice President for Expedia Inc., an online travel service company, during which time he managed various divisions within the Partner Services Group. Prior to joining Expedia, Mr. Johnson was employed at Kraft Foods, Inc., a food company, where he was Vice President, Sales and Customer Development, Kraft Canada from January 2005 to June 2005, and Customer Vice President, Kroger, from 2001 to 2004. Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson held a variety of sales and sales management positions of increasing responsibility at Nabisco Biscuit Company and Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery. Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. from Eastern Washington University.

Isobel Jones

Executive Vice President
and General Counsel

Isobel A. Jones has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since October 2014. From April 2013 to May 2014, Ms. Jones served as General Counsel and Secretary of Annie's, Inc., a natural and organic food company, where she was the first general counsel of the newly public company. She was responsible for all legal matters, including SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance, litigation management, contracts, intellectual property, employment matters and M&A. From January 2012 to March 2013, Ms. Jones was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Peet's Coffee and Tea, Inc. where she handled the acquisition of Peet's by private investors. Prior to this role, from 2003 to January 2012, Ms. Jones was Associate General Counsel at Del Monte Foods, where she was responsible for SEC reporting and compliance and other general corporate matters. Ms. Jones also spent ten years at Cooley Godward LLP. Ms. Jones holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. from Harvard University.

Ray Silcock

Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

Raymond P. Silcock has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 2013. Prior to joining Diamond, Mr. Silcock was Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) from its emergence from bankruptcy in March 2012 until February 2013 and previously was the Head of Finance from December 2011 to March 2012. He was an independent management consultant with clients including A&P and Palm Ventures LLC from December 2009 to December 2011 and from September 2009 to December 2009 was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of KB Home. Prior to that Mr. Silcock served as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of UST Inc. from July 2007 to April 2009 when it was acquired by Altria. Before joining UST he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Swift and Company from 2006 to 2007 when the company was sold. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Cott Corporation from 1998 until 2005, where he oversaw the restructuring and turnaround of that business. Earlier in his career, Mr. Silcock held a variety of progressively more responsible roles at Campbell Soup Company where he worked from 1979-1997. Mr. Silcock is a member of the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Foods Inc. and is an Advisory Partner for Alliance Consumer Growth, a private equity company. He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Cost & Management Accountants (UK).

David Colo

Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer

David J. Colo has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Diamond since June 2013. From December 2012 until June 2013, Mr. Colo was our Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain. From August 2009 to December 2012, Mr. Colo served as an independent industry consultant working on organizational optimization and strategic planning. From April 2005 through July 2009, Mr. Colo held leadership positions in ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s Consumer Products division, including as the Senior Vice President Operations (January 2007 to July 2009), Senior Vice President Enterprise Manufacturing (May 2006 to December 2006) and Senior Vice President Sales and Operations Planning (April 2005 to April 2006). From January 2003 to March 2005, Mr. Colo worked in ConAgra Foods's Commercial Production division, with his last position in such division as President, ConAgra Food Ingredients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Colo held positions of increasing responsibility at Nestle-Purina, where he worked from 1986 to 2002. Mr. Colo is a member of the Board of Directors of MGP Ingredients, Inc. Mr. Colo holds a B.S. from Southern Illinois University.

Linda Segre

Executive Vice President
and Chief Strategy and People Officer

Linda B. Segre has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and People Officer since March 2014. From October 2012 to March 2014, Ms. Segre served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Human Resources. From August 2009 to October 2012, Ms. Segre served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy. From 2006 until April 2009, Ms. Segre was a Managing Director at Google.org, the corporate philanthropy organization of Google Inc., where she oversaw the climate change and global development initiatives and managed all operational aspects of the organization. From 1995 until 2006, Ms. Segre was Vice President, Officer and Director at The Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm, and served as the Managing Director of the San Francisco office from 2001 until 2005. She first joined The Boston Consulting Group in 1987 and worked in a number of roles with increasing responsibilities until she became a Vice President in 1995. During her tenure at Boston Consulting Group, she focused on serving clients in the consumer goods and financial services sectors. From 1981 until 1985, Ms. Segre was a touring golf professional in the United States, Europe and Asia. Ms. Segre is a member of the Board of Directors of Callaway Golf Company. Ms. Segre holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.