Markus Mühleisen has been responsible for Arla Foods' business in Germany as Managing Director and Group Vice President Germany since March 2018. The internationally experienced manager with special expertise in sales, marketing and change management can look back on a career of more than 20 years in various management positions in the food industry. Prior to joining Arla Foods, the business graduate was Vice President and Managing Director at General Mills (including Häagen-Dazs, Yoplait Yoghurt, Knack & Back) responsible for Northern Europe, England, Ireland and Germany. From 2009 to 2015, he managed General Mills' business in the Australasia region and New Zealand, based in Melbourne. Previously, he was Managing Director for three years responsible for the business in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe.
From 1998 to 2006, Mühleisen held various management positions at Nestlé Cereals in Frankfurt am Main and the Philippines, most recently as Regional Director, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia. Markus Mühleisen is married and has three sons.