Valerie Wasielewksi is the Senior Human Resources Manager at the New York production facility of Chobani, America’s No. 1–selling Greek Yogurt brand and the second largest yogurt manufacturer in the U.S. Valerie received her associate degree in Business Management from Cazenovia College and her bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Binghamton University. She has spent the last 25 years in the field of Human Resources, with the majority spent in the financial and manufacturing industries.
The People Team at Chobani is dedicated to partnering with business units to maximize the potential of our greatest asset: our employees. She is focused on delivering quality service and committed to recruit, develop, reward and retain Chobani’s global workforce. Valerie is responsible for managing all aspects of Human Resource functions at the plant with over 800 employees working 24/7.
Chobani LLC was founded on the belief that people have great taste—they just need great options. Chobani produces high-quality authentic yogurt made with only natural, non-GMO ingredients from its plants in New Berlin, New York, Twin Falls, Idaho and South Victoria, Australia. Chobani is committed to using milk from regional farms and strengthening its surrounding local economies. Chobani gives a portion of its annual profits to charities worldwide. In 2017, Chobani was recognized by Fast Company as one of the top 10 most innovative companies in the world. People Magazine recognized Chobani as one of 2018’s 50 Companies That Care.