July 16, 2014 – Diversified Search has placed John D. Talbot as the new chief executive officer of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB). The search was led by managing director Julie Kanak. Mr. Talbot was most recently vice president of global market development for the Almond Board of California. CMAB was formed in 1969 as an instrumentality of the California Department of Food and Agriculture to promote California dairy products. Diversified Search, headquartered in Philadelphia, also has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and worldwide in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the Americas.