CHS: appoints VP Enterprise Marketing and Communications

St. Paul / MN. (chs) CHS Inc., the United States’ leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods business, announces a new leader for enterprise marketing and communications. Beth LaBreche, a respected business leader with more than 25 years of communications experience, has joined the company as vice president of Enterprise Marketing and Communications. She will oversee branding, marketing and communications strategy initiatives for the Fortune 100 energy, grains and foods company.

«We are excited to have Beth lead the CHS Enterprise Marketing and Communications group, where she will help us further develop a differentiated and measurable marketing and communications strategy that will drive growth for CHS and our cooperative- and farmer-owners», said Linda Tank, senior vice president, CHS Communications and Public Affairs. «Beth has a strong track record as a trusted advisor and collaborative leader with proven success in building brands, developing teams, and creating effective internal and external communication programs».

In 1990, LaBreche founded the award-winning Twin Cities public relations agency LaBreche, represented the Upper Midwest region in Public Relations Organization International, and her firm was recognized as one of the best agencies to work for by The Holmes Report. Two years ago her agency joined Gage, a Minneapolis-based marketing agency, where she was named vice president of strategic development.