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2013 Midwinter Executive Conference: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of December 20, 2014.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Keith Molzer -
Donna Rando Account Executive JDA Software Group, Inc.
Scott Gilmour Account Executive, Grocery JDA Software Group, Inc.
Bob Neslund Advisory Board LTA International Global Services
Patricia Novosel Americas Consumer Products Leader Ernst & Young LLP
Richard Martino Area Vice President Mondelez International
Valerie Oswalt Area Vice President Mondelez International
Kevin Jordan Area Vice President, Central Mondelez International
David Burns Area Vice President, South Mondelez International
Mary Colon Associate Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Dennis Hines Associate Allen & Barbour LLC
Robert Wilkinson Associate The Coca-Cola Company
Joy Mead Associate Director, Marketing The Procter & Gamble Company
Matt Storer Associate Director, Shopper Insights The Procter & Gamble Distributing Co.
Steven Werner Associate Publisher Grocery Headquarters Magazine
James Gillis Board Director Park City Group, Inc.
Allan Noddle Board Member Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Alfie Vivian Brand Building, Vice President Marketing Unilever
Brian Ager Business Development Manager, Grocery Edenred North America, Inc.
Clement Pappas CEO Clement Pappas & Co., Inc.
Benno Dorer CEO-elect The Clorox Company
Thomas Haggai Chairman IGA, INC.
Scott Schnuck Chairman Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Patrick Tracy Chairman Dot Foods, Inc.
Roger Collins Chairman and CEO Harps Food Stores, Inc.
Paul Grimwood Chairman and CEO Nestlé USA, Inc.
Donald Knauss Chairman and CEO The Clorox Company
William MacAloney Chairman and CEO
Chris Neugent Chairman and CEO MOM Brands
Todd Schnuck Chairman and CEO Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Bill Tauscher Chairman and CEO Blackhawk Network
Boyd George Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alex Lee, Inc.
Russell Lund III Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lund Food Holdings, Inc.
Robert Mariano Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.
Craig Schnuck Chairman Emeritus Schnuck Markets, Inc.
David Dillon Chairman of the Board The Kroger Co.
Ben Fischer Chairman of the Board CROSSMARK
Timothy Smucker Chairman of the Board The J.M. Smucker Company
Ken Powell Chairman of the Board and CEO General Mills, Inc.
Randy Edeker Chairman of the Board, CEO and President Hy-Vee, Inc.
David Ball Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Ball's Price Chopper/Hen House Markets
Michael Bozzuto Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bozzuto's Inc.
Scott Beckwith Chief Administrative Officer Fareway Stores, Inc.
Jennifer Mauldin Chief Client Officer
Julie Francis Chief Commercial Officer The Coca-Cola Company
Tony Gardner Chief Commercial Officer Owens-Illinois
Paul Bello Chief Customer Officer R & B Foods, Inc.
Kevin Doyle Chief Customer Officer MillerCoors
Matt Myer Chief Customer Officer Freight Handlers, Inc.
Sean Reid Chief Customer Officer Hillshire Brands Company
Peter Pappas Chief Customer Officer and Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Dean Foods Company
Henry Karamanoukian Chief Customer Officer, North America The Procter & Gamble Distributing Co.
Andrew Banks Chief Executive Officer Supplier Gateway
Anthony Bruce Chief Executive Officer Applied Predictive Technologies, Inc.
Gordon Campbell Chief Executive Officer SPAR International
Jeffrey Clark Chief Executive Officer
Carla Cooper Chief Executive Officer Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Gordon Cooper Chief Executive Officer TCC Global
Brian Cornell Chief Executive Officer Target Corporation
Joe Crafton Chief Executive Officer
William Crenshaw Chief Executive Officer Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Tanya Domier Chief Executive Officer Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC
Jamie Egasti Chief Executive Officer Catalina
Randall Fields Chief Executive Officer Park City Group, Inc.
Dennis Gipson Chief Executive Officer Hussmann Corporation
Jon Golovin Chief Executive Officer Retail Solutions, Inc.
Mario Gosselin Chief Executive Officer Kruger Products USA
Dean Janeway Jr. Chief Executive Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Thomas Kazas Chief Executive Officer Hometown Coffee Company
Bill Lecznar Chief Executive Officer Synergy Systems Inc.
Norman Mayne Chief Executive Officer Dorothy Lane Market, Inc.
Rodney McMullen Chief Executive Officer The Kroger Co.
Robin Michel Chief Executive Officer
David Mounts Chief Executive Officer Inmar Inc.
Felix Musco Chief Executive Officer Musco Family Olive Co.
Arthur Potash Chief Executive Officer Potash Markets
Gary Rodkin Chief Executive Officer ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Ian Schenkel Chief Executive Officer Select Store Brands
Richard Smucker Chief Executive Officer The J.M. Smucker Company
Judy Spires Chief Executive Officer AG Supermarket Holdings
Michael Sullivan Chief Executive Officer Source Interlink Companies
Richard Tarrant Chief Executive Officer MyWebGrocer
Anthony Vernon Chief Executive Officer Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Chuck Wall Chief Executive Officer Freight Handlers, Inc.
Vicente Yáńez Chief Executive Officer Asociación Nacional de Tiendas de Autoservicio y Departamentales, A.C. (ANTAD)
Albert Carey Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Americas Beverages PepsiCo, Inc.
Maxwell Rule Chief Financial Officer Hames Corp.
Mir Aamir Chief Financial Officer and COO Coupons.com Incorporated
Rhonda Levene Chief Financial Officer Daymon Worldwide and Chief Customer Officer NAPBD Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Donna Patterson Chief Global Fundraising Officer Enactus
Sally Grimes Chief Innovation Officer Hillshire Brands Company
Diane Teer Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Global Food and Beverage MWV
Phil Lombardo Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer Lund Food Holdings, Inc.
Andres Siefken Chief Marketing Officer Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Mike Vail Chief Merchant and Supply Chain Officer Delhaize America
Mike Beal Chief Operating Officer Ball's Price Chopper/Hen House Markets
Carole Christianson Chief Operating Officer Western Association of Food Chains
George Knobloch Chief Operating Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Kurt Schertle Chief Operating Officer Weis Markets, Inc.
Carl Schlicker Chief Operating Officer
Melvin Landis Chief Retail Sales Officer The Coca-Cola Company
Thomas Blischok Chief Retail Strategist and Senior Executive Advisor Strategy&
Shawn McMillian Chief Sales Officer
Brenda Hambleton Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer ES3, LLC
Dan Hooker Chief Supplier Officer Daymon - Private Brands
Bill Thomas Chief Supply Chain Officer Feeding America
Sidney Leever Chief Technology Officer
Robert Ukrop Co-Chairman Ukrop's Dress Express
Hendrik Meijer Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Meijer, Inc.
MacGregor Read Co-Chief Executive Officer Grocery Outlet Inc.
Thomas Heinen Co-President Heinen's Fine Foods, Inc.
Kevin Smith Co-Publisher and Content Director Grocery Business
Karen James Co-Publisher and Executive Editor Grocery Business
Michael Tracy Commercial Lead Accenture
Trish Brynjolfsson Consultant Catalina
Vince Burke Consultant Park City Group, Inc.
Kevin Hunt Consultant Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Edward Kuehnle Consultant Catalina
Bob Livingston Consultant Nielsen
Rachel Lam Consumer Products Senior Sector Specialist Deloitte, LLP
Tucker Carlson Contributor, FOX News and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Caller Washington Speakers Bureau
Walt Coleman Customer Development, Global Food Packaging MWV
Michael Ridenour Customer Vice President, Industry Development Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Steve Massie Customer Vice President, National Accounts Mondelez International
Steve Sorensen Director Financial Supermarkets, Inc.
Wanda Williams Director Customer Alliances and Solutions Waste Management Waste Management, Inc.
Robert Hermanns Director Food Industry Programs
Bob Richardson Director of Sales The Clorox Company
Michael Boland Ph.D. Director of The Food Industry Center University of Minnesota
Rick Nechio Director Retail Development, Trade Relations, Communications and Media Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Edward McLaughlin Director, Food Industry Management Program Cornell University
Christina Romas Director, Business Development Park City Group, Inc.
Brent Cotten Director, Customer and Industry Affairs The Hershey Company
Peter Thompson Director, Customer and Industry Development Colgate-Palmolive Company
Rogelio Rodríguez Morales Director, de Desarrollo Asociación Nacional de Tiendas de Autoservicio y Departamentales, A.C. (ANTAD)
Daniel Alberto Greaves Director, De Productos Al Ualor Asociación Nacional de Tiendas de Autoservicio y Departamentales, A.C. (ANTAD)
Derek Frederickson Director, DSD and CSD Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Amy Reibrich Director, Field Sales Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
Brian King Director, Grocery Retail Environment and Retail Operations Colgate-Palmolive Company
Jonathan Downey Director, Industry Affairs & Business Development, Industry Affairs and Collaboration Grocery Manufacturers Association
Steve Holdiman Director, Industry Development Mondelez International
Logan Kastner Director, Membership Relations and Services Grocery Manufacturers Association
Ryan Ellis Director, Retail Marketing Idahoan Foods
Bart Butler Director, Retail Sales US and Canada Merisant Company
Jeremy Doak Director, Reward and Wellness Solutions Edenred North America, Inc.
Jim Badalati Director, Sales Stericycle ExpertRECALL
John Bowers Director, Sales Communications and Administration Nestlé USA, Inc.
Alison Rosenblum Director, Strategic Acct Development Coffee Bean International
Patrick Mersinger Director, Vertical Sales SmartBrief, Inc.
Kimberlee Marsh Division Vice President
Larry Esten Divisional Vice President American Greetings Corporation
Terri Maloney Editor Food World
Jennifer Acevedo Editor In Chief Retail Leader Magazine
James Dudlicek Editor-in-Chief Progressive Grocer
David Orgel Editor-in-Chief Supermarket News
Robert Safian Editor-in-Chief Fast Company Magazine
Jay Wysong Executive Source Interlink Companies
Sonny King Executive Chairman Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC
Neil Golub Executive Chairman of the Board Price Chopper Supermarkets
Robert Higgins Executive Director, Academy of Food Marketing Saint Joseph's University
Gerri Brownstein Executive Director, Sales and Custom Media Stagnito Business Information
Rodney Antolock Executive Vice President Harris Teeter LLC
Frank Bishop Executive Vice President Source Interlink Companies
Steve Bishop Executive Vice President Strategic Engagement Services
Michael Carter Executive Vice President The News Group
Gary Cofer Executive Vice President dunnhumbyUSA
Keith Conard Executive Vice President Winston Weber & Associates, Inc.
Charles Crotwell Executive Vice President Allen & Barbour LLC
Paul Gregg Executive Vice President Raw Foods International LLC
Jamie Gronowski Executive Vice President Acosta, Inc.
Mike Herrington Executive Vice President Comag Marketing Group
Mike Kaskie Executive Vice President IRI
James Nolan Executive Vice President Bimbo Bakeries USA
Jim Norred Executive Vice President CROSSMARK
Fred Penny Executive Vice President Bimbo Bakeries USA
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and CCO Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Paula Correy Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Hy-Vee, Inc.
Joan Chow Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Diane Dietz Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Larry Stablein Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Marketing Officer Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Scott Grimmett Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Price Chopper Supermarkets
Nick Vlahos Executive Vice President and COO, Household, Lifestyle and Core Global Functions The Clorox Company
Kelly Griffith Executive Vice President and COO, North Region Safeway Inc.
Ian Friendly Executive Vice President and COO, US Retail General Mills, Inc.
Lloyd Johnson Executive Vice President and CSO Diamond Foods, Inc.
Thomas Corley Executive Vice President and President, US Retail Sales and Foodservice Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Matt Turnbull Executive Vice President, Business Development Bristol Farms, Inc.
Tom Watson Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer Hy-Vee, Inc.
Sean McBride Executive Vice President, Communications and Membership Services
Tony Dunning Executive Vice President, Customer Development Jack Link's Beef Jerky
George Roeth Executive Vice President, Household and Lifestyle The Clorox Company
Steve Arnold Executive Vice President, Marketing Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Erik Keptner Executive Vice President, Marketing Ahold USA
Carl Johnson Executive Vice President, Marketing and Chief Growth Officer Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Tim Lowe Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Richard Gunn Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Alan Hartline Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing SpartanNash Company
Peter Whitsett Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Meijer, Inc.
Mark McGowan Executive Vice President, Operations Ahold USA
Ron Taylor Executive Vice President, Operations, Northern Region
Jon Wendel Executive Vice President, Operations, Western Region Hy-Vee, Inc.
Mary Sophos Executive Vice President, Policy and Strategic Planning Grocery Manufacturers Association
Robert Palmer Executive Vice President, Procurement and Sales C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Frank Tataseo Executive Vice President, Professional Products, Mergers and Acquisitions and IT The Clorox Company
Steven Matthesen Executive Vice President, Professional Services Nielsen
Albert Bolles Executive Vice President, Research, Quality and Innovation ConAgra Foods, Inc.
George Motel Executive Vice President, Retail Development Bozzuto's Inc.
Michael Pengue Executive Vice President, Retail Division Nestlé Waters North America
Michael Terry Executive Vice President, Retail Operations Brookshire Grocery Company
Tim Cole Executive Vice President, Sales
Kyle O'Brien Executive Vice President, Sales Chobani, Inc.
Andrew Wintemberg Executive Vice President, Sales and Logistics Time Inc. Retail
Kevin Albritton Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Brookshire Grocery Company
Jaylon Hutton Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Niagara Bottling, LLC
Sabine Ritter Executive Vice President, Strategy, Industry Initatives, Strategic Alliances The Consumer Goods Forum
Jack Porter Executive Vice President, Trade Relations KeHE Distributors
Jim Rund Executive Vice President, US Media
Derek Jones Executive Vice President, Wholesale Operations SpartanNash Company
Harvey Hartman Founder and Chairman The Hartman Group
Kevin Coupe Founder and Content Guy MorningNewsBeat.com
Andrew Zolli Futurist , Executive Director and Chief Creative of PopTech National Geographic Speakers Bureau
Michael Nugent General Manager and Chief Executive NuVal LLC
James Melton General Manager, National Accounts Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Jonathon Berger General Manager, The Americas The Consumer Goods Forum
John Lewis Global President Nielsen
Melanie Healey Group President, North America The Procter & Gamble Company
Dewayne Rabon Group Vice President, Center Store Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Jack Connors Industry Lead - Grocery Google, Inc.
Martino Caretto Institutional Affairs Ferrero USA, Inc.
Larry McCurry Interim President and CEO Making Change
Bharat Rupani Interim President, NAPBD Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Monica Turner Manager, CBD, US Market Strategy and Planning The Procter & Gamble Company
Bill Spain Manager, N.A. Industry Affairs The Procter & Gamble Company
Michael Fordney Managing Director BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Michael Gorshe Managing Director Accenture
Raj Krishnan Managing Director Accenture
Rick Marino Managing Director the Stores Consulting Group, LLC
Rich Miskewicz Managing Director PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Deborah Perkins Managing Director Rabobank
Sabina Saksena Managing Director PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Jean-Marc Saubade Managing Director The Consumer Goods Forum
Richard Simon Managing Director Accenture
Paul Gormley Managing Director, Global Commerce sales Google, Inc.
Mark Baum Managing Partner MARCAT Group, LLC
Mark Dickinson Managing Partner Emerge Strategic Solutions
James DiFilippo Managing Partner Aptaris
Jim Hertel Managing Partner Willard Bishop, LLC
Paula Rosenblum Managing Partner Retail Systems Research
Sean O'Farrell Market Development Director Dematic
Erica Kuhlmann Market Executive and Managing Director BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Jesus Iglesias Market Specialist Treif USA, Inc.
Dave Brady National Account Manager Yale Materials Handling Corporation
William Thomas National Sales Director Neogen Corporation
Paula Spoto National Sector Marketing Leader - Consumer Products Deloitte, LLP
Paul Beswick Partner Oliver Wyman Group
James Coleman Partner Accenture
David Donnan Partner A.T. Kearney, Inc.
George Faigen Partner Oliver Wyman Group
Matthew Isotta Partner Oliver Wyman Group
Joy Peters Partner A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Joel Rampoldt Partner Oliver Wyman Group
Craig Rosenblum Partner Willard Bishop, LLC
James Rushing Partner A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Michael Bacco President Hometown Coffee Company
Irene Britt President Pepperidge Farm, Inc.
Michael Byars President Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Andy Callahan President Hillshire Brands Company
John Carrico President Ukrop's Dress Express
Joseph Colalillo President ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Inc.
Timothy Devanney President Highland Park Market, Inc.
Linda Doherty President New Jersey Food Council
Bruce Dove President Brand View
Ron Edenfield President Wayfield Foods, Inc.
Jay Felts President Comag Marketing Group
Christopher Fink President RetailGrowth
Irv Glass President ShopRite Glass Gardens, Inc.
Steve Hall President
Eric Hymas President Shop 'n Save
Lawrence Inserra Jr. President Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Henry Johnson President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Todd Jones President Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Bob McTeir President Merchants Distributors, LLC
Donald Meyer President Allen & Barbour LLC
Frederick Morganthall II President Harris Teeter LLC
Perry Moss President Rubicon Global
Henry Nahmad President
Austin Noll Jr. President Austin Noll & Associates LLC
William Pack President
David Parry President The News Group
Talbott Roche President Blackhawk Network
Edward Salzano President EDNJ Associates, Inc.
Christy Spoa Sr. President Ellwood City Save-A-Lot
Thomas Sullivan President
J.K. Symancyk President Meijer, Inc.
Larri Wolfson President ShopRite of Lincoln Park, Inc.
David West President & Chief Executive Officer Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Bob Aiken President and CEO Feeding America
Alfred Aldridge III President and CEO Head of Sales Consulting
Ricardo Alvarez President and CEO Overhill Farms, Inc.
Andrew Appel President and CEO IRI
Pamela Bailey President and CEO Grocery Manufacturers Association
Joel Barham President and CEO SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc.
Roy Bell President and CEO Financial Supermarkets, Inc.
Carole Bitter Ph.D. President and CEO Friedman's Freshmarkets
John Bryant President and CEO Kellogg Company
Gregory Calhoun President and CEO Calhoun Enterprises, Inc.
Bob Carpenter President and CEO GS1 US
Douglas Clark President and CEO AmeriQuest Business Services, Inc.
Suzanne Clarridge President and CEO My Brands
Sean Connolly President and CEO Hillshire Brands Company
Robin Copping President and CEO CEO Search Partners
Nancy Croitoru President and CEO Food & Consumer Products of Canada
Kevin Davis President and CEO Bristol Farms, Inc.
Simon Decker President and CEO Raw Foods International LLC
Robert Edwards President and CEO Safeway Inc.
Dennis Eidson President and CEO SpartanNash Company
Wesley Eubanks President and CEO The Pictsweet Company
Drew Facer President and CEO Idahoan Foods
John Flynn President and CEO Fleet Advantage, LLC
Jerel Golub President and CEO Price Chopper Supermarkets
Dick Grader President and CEO National Frozen Foods Corporation
David Hepfinger President and CEO
Robert Hill President and CEO Acosta, Inc.
Richard Jacobsen President and CEO Time Inc. Retail
William Johnson President and CEO Hill PHOENIX
Bernard Kreilmann President and CEO Ferrero USA, Inc.
Peter Larkin President and CEO National Grocers Association
Anthony Longo President and CEO Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.
Robb MacKie President and CEO American Bakers Association
James McCarthy President and CEO North American Millers' Association
David McConnell President and CEO GMDC
Terry McDaniel President and CEO Inventure Foods, Inc.
Martin Miller President and CEO Melitta USA, Inc.
Denise Morrison President and CEO Campbell Soup Company
Tom O'Reilly President and CEO Aptaris
Andy Peykoff II President and CEO Niagara Bottling, LLC
Rick Rayford President and CEO Brookshire Grocery Company
James Rogers President and CEO
Alvin Rohrs President and CEO Enactus
John Scott President and CEO
Harry Stagnito President and CEO Stagnito Business Information
Thomas Stenzel President and CEO United Fresh Produce Association
Brian Todd President and CEO The Food Institute
Joan Toth President and CEO Network of Executive Women
C. Ryan Wall President and CEO Freight Handlers, Inc.
Denis Zegar President and CEO Making Change
Martin Arter President and Chief Executive Officer Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc.
Brandon Barnholt President and Chief Executive Officer KeHE Distributors
Mark Batenic President and Chief Executive Officer IGA, INC.
Rich Bauer President and Chief Executive Officer Southeast Food Distribution
S. Neal Berube President and Chief Executive Officer Associated Food Stores, Inc.
John Bilbrey President and Chief Executive Officer The Hershey Company
Dick Boer President and Chief Executive Officer Koninklijke Ahold nv
Chris Coborn President and Chief Executive Officer Coborn's, Incorporated
Brian Driscoll President and Chief Executive Officer Diamond Foods, Inc.
Jerry Garland President and Chief Executive Officer Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Brian George President and Chief Executive Officer Alex Lee, Inc.
Roger Hames President and Chief Executive Officer Hames Corp.
Robert Ling Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer Unified Grocers, Inc.
Randall Onstead President and Chief Executive Officer Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Marc Poulin President and Chief Executive Officer Sobeys Inc.
Matthew Saunders President and Chief Executive Officer Associated Wholesalers, Inc.
Randall Skoda President and Chief Executive Officer Topco Associates LLC
Mark Skogen President and Chief Executive Officer Festival Foods
Steven Smith President and Chief Executive Officer K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Sal Stazzone President and Chief Financial Officer Alliance Foods, Inc.
Kevin Elliott President and Chief Operating Officer SpartanNash Company
Glen Walter President and Chief Operating Officer The Coca-Cola Company
John Ross President and CMO Inmar Analytics Inmar Inc.
Gil Anderson President and COO Balance Innovations, LLC
Vincent Byrd President and COO The J.M. Smucker Company
John Lucot President and COO Giant Eagle, Inc.
John Saidnawey President and COO JOH
Mike Salzberg President and COO Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC
Joseph Sheridan President and COO Wakefern Food Corporation
Edward Brunot President and COO, MDV SpartanNash Company
Phil Lempert President and Editor The Lempert Report
John Failla President and Editorial Director Store Brands Decisions
Thomas Schwilke President and General Manager, Perishables Safeway Inc.
Jeff Metzger President and Publisher Food World
Tim Hammonds President Emeritus
David Lee President of Merchandising Safeway Inc.
Beverly Grant President of Retail Solutions IRI
Aidan Tracey President, Acosta Mosaic Group Acosta, Inc.
Scott Welman President, Always Fresh Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Piyush Chaudhari President, Americas and Global Strategy IRI
Woody Norris President, Business Development Acosta, Inc.
Mark Alexander President, Campbell North America Campbell Soup Company
Jonathan Weis President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman Weis Markets, Inc.
J. Alexander Douglas Jr. President, Coca-Cola North America and Global Chief Customer Officer The Coca-Cola Company
Doug Knudsen President, ConAgra Foods Sales
Robert Tomei President, Consumer and Shopper Insights IRI
Andre Hawaux President, Consumer Foods ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Mark Timbie President, Consumer Foods Americas and CAO McCormick & Company, Inc.
Todd Tillemans President, Customer Development Unilever
Thomas Greco President, Frito Lay North America PepsiCo, Inc.
Jack Parker President, Grocery Channel Acosta, Inc.
Bert Alfonso President, International The Hershey Company
Mark Wagner President, Kellogg USA Sales Kellogg Company
Michael Cinque President, Kroger Team The Coca-Cola Company
Wade Duke President, Kroger Team The Coca-Cola Company
Michael Minasi President, Marketing Safeway Inc.
Tony Sarsam President, Nestlé Direct Store Delivery Nestlé USA, Inc.
Tom Smith President, Nestle Sales Nestlé USA, Inc.
Joseph Sivewright President, North America Pet Food Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Paul Maass President, Private Brands and Commercial Foods ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Travis Lewis President, Promotion Network Inmar Inc.
Todd Mitchell President, Sales Agency CROSSMARK
Michael Porche President, Source Interlink Distribution Source Interlink Companies
Paul Smucker Wagstaff President, U. S. Retail Consumer Foods The J.M. Smucker Company
Brian Sinclair President, U.S. Coalition Aimia
Ken Stickevers President, U.S. Consumer Products Division McCormick & Company, Inc.
Mark Smucker President, U.S. Retail Coffee The J.M. Smucker Company
Kees Kruythoff President, Unilever North America Unilever
Don Quigley President, US Sales Mondelez International
Thomas Bornemann Principal Ernst & Young LLP
William Kies Principal Kies Consulting, LLC
Manly Molpus Principal The Molpus Advisory Group, LLC
Rich Nanda Principal Deloitte, LLP
David Schoeder Principal The Food Partners, LLC
Maribel Lopez Principal Analyst Lopez Research LLC Lopez Research LLC
Nancy Childs Ph.D. Professor of Food Marketing/Erivan K. Haub School of Business Saint Joseph's University
Todd Tamcsin Publisher PL Buyer Magazine
Christopher Warne Publisher SmartBrief, Inc.
Jerry Rymont Publisher, Vice President Supermarket News
Ryan Gooley Recall Consultant Stericycle ExpertRECALL
Wayne Boggs Regional Director AmeriCold Logistics, LLC
Gary King Regional Vice President, Mass Channel Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Mike Stevenson Regional Vice President, National Retail Sales The Coca-Cola Company
Hollie Gonzales Retail Recall Strategist Stericycle ExpertRECALL
Steven Burd Retired Chairman and CEO
Richard Jurgens Retired Chairman and CEO Hy-Vee, Inc.
Alfred Plamann Retired Chief Executive Officer Unified Grocers, Inc.
Mike Blyth Senior Advisor Willard Bishop, LLC
Paul Schulz Senior Advisor, Corporate SPAR International
Jim Keller Senior Consultant
William Rossi Senior Director, Geographic Food Customers The Hershey Company
Tim Tillia Senior Director, Grocery Channel American Greetings Corporation
Joe Dean Senior Director, National Sales Planning and Execution, Quaker PepsiCo, Inc.
Patrick D'Ambrosio Senior Director, Sales National Frozen Foods Corporation
Daniel Triot Senior Director, trading Partner Alliance Grocery Manufacturers Association
James Flannery Senior Executive Vice President, Operations and Industry Affairs Grocery Manufacturers Association
Cicily Robinson Senior Manager American Express
Robert Byrne Senior Partner A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Brian Matheis Senior Partner Oliver Wyman Group
Mike Matheis Senior Partner Oliver Wyman Group
Ryan Becker Senior Sales Director Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Glenn Backus Senior Vice President
Daniel Bagan Senior Vice President Penton Media, Inc
Luc Bondar Senior Vice President Aimia
Christopher Crum Senior Vice President Blackhawk Network
Lisa Kinney Senior Vice President dunnhumbyUSA
Anil Kothari Senior Vice President Accenture
Frank Rostan Senior Vice President Wakefern Food Corporation
Lelia Tavrides Gibson Senior Vice President Raw Foods International LLC
Bob Welch Senior Vice President dunnhumbyUSA
Vivek Sankaran Senior Vice President and CCO, FLNA PepsiCo, Inc.
Michael Spanos Senior Vice President and CCO, PBC The Pepsi Bottling Group
Brian Holland Senior Vice President and CFO Fleet Advantage, LLC
Kirk Stoa Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Festival Foods
Natan Tabak Senior Vice President and CIO
William Nasshan Senior Vice President and CMO Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC
Scott Johnson Senior Vice President and Director Financial Supermarkets, Inc.
Tim Hassett Senior Vice President and GM, Away From Home and Campbell North America and Chief Customer Officer Campbell Soup Company
Derek Lewis Senior Vice President and GM, Pepsi NA Field Operations, PBC PepsiCo, Inc.
Ned Bardic Senior Vice President and Partner Stagnito Business Information
Daniel Vucovich Senior Vice President and President, Hershey US
Paul Norton Senior Vice President New Adjacencies
Andy Knoblauch Senior Vice President of Centerstore Coborn's, Incorporated
Craig Moore Senior Vice President of Operations
Kevin Schwab Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing The Pictsweet Company
Jim Holton Senior Vice President Sales, East Region Kellogg Company
Jim Goers Senior Vice President, Account Management and National Brands Topco Associates LLC
David Klein Senior Vice President, Business Development KeHE Distributors
Dave Bornmann Senior Vice President, Business Development Grocery and Customer Service Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Dave Johnson Senior Vice President, Business Development Group CROSSMARK
David Krause Senior Vice President, Category Management Brookshire Grocery Company
Grant LaMontagne Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer The Clorox Company
Susan Klug Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer Unified Grocers, Inc.
Chris Resweber Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs The J.M. Smucker Company
Debbie Lentz Senior Vice President, Customer Service and Logistics Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
John Phillips Senior Vice President, Customer Supply Chain and Global GTM PepsiCo, Inc.
Jeff Newton Senior Vice President, FHI Retail Services Freight Handlers, Inc.
Jim Murphy Senior Vice President, General Manager, Digital Advertising Catalina
Alex Hase Senior Vice President, Global Sales Retail Solutions, Inc.
Darcey Macken Senior Vice President, Global Sales Kellogg Company
John Tedesco Senior Vice President, Good Cents Giant Eagle, Inc.
Dennis Belcastro Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Industry Collaboration Hillshire Brands Company
Ian Prisuta Senior Vice President, Grocery Merchandising Giant Eagle, Inc.
Siobhan O'Bara Senior Vice President, Industry Engagement GS1 US
Brad Davidson Senior Vice President, Kellogg Company and President, Kellogg North America
Toby Noiles Senior Vice President, Main Meal, Meals, Ingredients, Beverages and Snacks Safeway Inc.
Haluk Nural Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Client Leadership dunnhumbyUSA
Jeff Reagan Senior Vice President, Marketing and Logistics Wakefern Food Corporation
Jay Marshall Senior Vice President, Marketing and Merchandising Hy-Vee, Inc.
Michael Higgins Senior Vice President, Marketing, Strategic Planning and Business Hussmann Corporation
Jennifer Burke Senior Vice President, Media Sales Catalina
Sharon Glass Senior Vice President, Media Sales Catalina
Michael Donnelly Senior Vice President, Merchandising The Kroger Co.
Tracy Moore Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain and Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Michael McKinney Senior Vice President, New Business Development Aimia
Doug Ratto Senior Vice President, Non-Perishables
Brett Bremser Senior Vice President, Operations West Region Hy-Vee, Inc.
Anne Fink Senior Vice President, PepsiCo Sales PepsiCo, Inc.
William Mayo Senior Vice President, Perishables Wakefern Food Corporation
Jeff Swearingen Senior Vice President, Portfolio Marketing, FLNA PepsiCo, Inc.
Shawn O'Grady Senior Vice President, President, US Retail Sales General Mills, Inc.
Karl Kruse Senior Vice President, Procurement Hy-Vee, Inc.
Christopher Lane Senior Vice President, Procurement Wakefern Food Corporation
Patti Marshman-Goldblatt Senior Vice President, Retail Consulting, Business Development and Intelligent Shopper Solutions Aimia
Michael Stern Senior Vice President, Retail Operations CROSSMARK
Michael Treboni Senior Vice President, Retail Services Nielsen
Dan Colvard Senior Vice President, Sales Driveline Retail Merchandising
Joe Crocker Senior Vice President, Sales Hometown Coffee Company
Michael Crouse Senior Vice President, Sales Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Lisa Walsh Senior Vice President, Sales PepsiCo, Inc.
Doug Behrens Senior Vice President, Sales and CCO WhiteWave Foods Company
Jesse Garcia Senior Vice President, Sales and CCO MOM Brands
Mark Schreiber Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution Pepperidge Farm, Inc.
Michael Cvrlje Senior Vice President, Sales and Logistics Time Inc. Retail
Jerry LeClair Senior Vice President, Sales and Merchandising Giant Eagle, Inc.
Ritchie Davis Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc.
Laura Disciullo Senior Vice President, Solutions and Marketing GS1 US
Ed Tobin Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Development PepsiCo, Inc.
Monte Wiese Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Hy-Vee, Inc.
Lisa Gosselin Senior Vice President, U.S. Media Retail Catalina
Scott Cameron Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales Bumble Bee Foods, LLC
David Arbanas SVP, Business Development Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC
Randolph Melville SVP/GM - East Division PepsiCo, Inc.
James Horner TCC
Ian O'Donnell Trade Communication Director
Stacy Landis Vertical Marketing Lead, Consumer Products
Paul Boyer Vice Chairman
William Elmore Vice Chairman Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Patrick Conroy Vice Chairman, US Consumer Products Leader Deloitte, LLP
Michelle Carter Vice President Applied Predictive Technologies, Inc.
Kathie Day Vice President Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Lindsey Inserra Vice President Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Steffen Lauster Vice President Strategy&
Steven Love Vice President Hitachi Consulting Corporation
Peter Muratore Vice President WSL Strategic Retail
Ade Solaru Vice President Supplier Gateway
John Summers Vice President Daymon Worldwide Inc.
Dominick Romano Vice President and COO Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc.
Paul Cooke Vice President and Director, Industry Relations Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Thomas Hipwell Vice President and General Manager Nestlé Waters North America
Dan McConegly Vice President and General Manager, Customer Developer Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Marc Adams Vice President and General Manager, Global Food Retail Ecolab, Inc.
James Athey Vice President and General Manager, Grocery Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Jeff Friedman Vice President and Group Publisher Stagnito Business Information
Alan Goldstein Vice President and Managing Director Aimia
Donna Howard Vice President and Managing Director, Customer Facing Supply Chain Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Herbert Smith Vice President Customer Development Retail E.&J. Gallo Winery
Paul Avampato Vice President Customer Service and Logistics Mondelez International
Cheryl Williams Vice President E-Commerce; Digital and Loyalty Initiatives Wakefern Food Corporation
Wayne Luciano Vice President Marketing CROSSMARK
Craig Nowokunski Vice President North American Customer Development Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Michael Hurley Vice President of Custom Marketing Stagnito Business Information
Rick Brindle Vice President of Industry Development Mondelez International
John Kennington Vice President of Sales Ferrero USA, Inc.
Raymond Downes Vice President Sales and Marketing Hill PHOENIX
Kathy Hayden Vice President Sales Grocery East WhiteWave Foods Company
James Rinaldi Vice President Sales Proprietary Brands LiDestri Foods, Inc.
Ross Lipari Vice President Sales, Grocery MillerCoors
Edward Hoehn Vice President, Brandmasters CROSSMARK
William McCouch Vice President, Business Development AmeriQuest Business Services, Inc.
Kristina Cole Vice President, Business Development and Sales Operations WhiteWave Foods Company
Frank Puleo Vice President, Category Management SpartanNash Company
CJ Watson Vice President, Category Management Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Curtis Funk Vice President, Center Store Lund Food Holdings, Inc.
Rami El-Zeini Vice President, Client Services Aimia
Dennis Ford Vice President, Client Solutions ES3, LLC
Stephen Sibert Vice President, Corporate Affairs Diamond Foods, Inc.
John Havens Jr. Vice President, Corporate Sales Nestlé USA, Inc.
Craig Simon Vice President, Customer Business Development Mondelez International
Joseph Bivona Vice President, Customer Development Time Inc. Retail
Christopher Witte Vice President, Customer Development Hillshire Brands Company
John McGinty Vice President, Customer Development Group Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Tom Gillespie Vice President, Customer Development Retail E.&J. Gallo Winery
Jeff Siegel Vice President, Customer Interface Group Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Bruce Brown Vice President, Customer Marketing - Snacks Kellogg Company
Larry Wilson Vice President, Customer Relations National Confectioners Association
Pat Brown Vice President, Customer Supply Chain WhiteWave Foods Company
Bill Catania Vice President, Digital Promotions
Steve Sprinkle Vice President, Domestic Sales E.&J. Gallo Winery
Tim Fieldhouse Vice President, Field Sales General Mills, Inc.
Lonnie Noble Vice President, Field Sales General Mills, Inc.
Thomas Ford Vice President, Food Safety Ecolab, Inc.
Chris Van Parys Vice President, Fresh Sales Lowes Foods, LLC
Paul Luna Vice President, Global Business Development Foxfire Inc.
Carl Anderson Vice President, Global Corporate Accounts Ecolab, Inc.
Thomas Joyce Vice President, Global Customer and Industry Affairs The Hershey Company
Bob Goodpaster Vice President, Global Knowledge and Insights The Hershey Company
Jorge Pena Vice President, GM Food Channels The Hershey Company
Michael Faherty Vice President, GM Foods Unilever
Kelly Johnston Vice President, Government Affairs Campbell Soup Company
Mitch Klein Vice President, Government Relations and Retail Services Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Brian Fischel Vice President, Grocery Campbell Soup Company
Joe Buescher Vice President, Grocery Merchandising Sales Planning The Kroger Co.
William Dankworth Vice President, Grocery Merchandising, National Foods and Procurement The Kroger Co.
Gary Roland Vice President, Grocery Sales Nestlé Nutrition
Mel Bomprezzi Vice President, Grocery, National Foods and Multi-Cultural Merchandising The Kroger Co.
Elise Fennig Vice President, Industry Affairs and Collaboration Grocery Manufacturers Association
Brian Lernihan Vice President, Industry and Customer Development Unilever
Arthur Rosenberg Vice President, Industry and Customer Development PepsiCo, Inc.
Julia Sabin Vice President, Industry and Government Affairs The J.M. Smucker Company
Ira Gleser Vice President, Industry Communications The Coca-Cola Company
Omar Khalaf Vice President, Industry Development Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Regenia Stein Vice President, Industry Development
Dave Jones Vice President, Industry Initiatives Kellogg Company
Mark Wilhite Vice President, Industry Initiatives and Zone Sales General Mills, Inc.
Brian Lynch Vice President, Industry Relations National Grocers Association
Joy Nicholas Vice President, Industry Relations Balance Innovations, LLC
Keith Olscamp Vice President, Industry Relations and Trade Marketing Campbell Soup Company
Tom Duffy Vice President, Industry Services Nielsen
Nathan Steele Vice President, Kroger MillerCoors MillerCoors
Kevin Schoen Vice President, Logistics and Customer Supply Chain General Mills, Inc.
Peter Steinbrick Vice President, Marketing and Business Development Melissa's/World Variety Produce, Inc.
Julia Wells Vice President, Marketing Services The Pictsweet Company
Jay Toups Vice President, National Accounts The Coca-Cola Company
Chris Williams Vice President, National Retail Sales Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Michael Cassara Vice President, National Retail Sales North The Coca-Cola Company
Jane Novak-Cook Vice President, North America Grocery The Procter & Gamble Company
Deborah Kaufman Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness Imperial Distributors, Inc.
Nate Stewart Vice President, Perishables Hy-Vee, Inc.
Doug Baker Vice President, Private Brands Food Marketing Institute
Marty Tendler Vice President, Procurement and Logistics Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Michael Ambrosio Vice President, Quality Assurance Division Wakefern Food Corporation
Bobby Ray Vice President, Retail and Private Brands
George Eversman Vice President, Retail Channel Sales Dot Foods, Inc.
Joseph Burke Vice President, Retail Industry Affairs
Ern Sherman Vice President, Retail Industry Affairs The Coca-Cola Company
Tim Seaton Vice President, Retail Sales Chobani, Inc.
Chris Timmer Vice President, Retail Sales CHEP
Steven Skinner Vice President, Retail, CPG and T&H Practice Leader Cognizant Technology Solutions
David Almeida Vice President, Sales Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Robert Ashmun Vice President, Sales National Frozen Foods Corporation
Bill Bradshaw Vice President, Sales Federated Group, Inc.
Anthony Cosmi Vice President, Sales Foxfire Inc.
Dan Kelly Vice President, Sales Musco Family Olive Co.
Steve MacWilliams Vice President, Sales Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc.
Andy Matthews Vice President, Sales Retail Solutions, Inc.
Thomas Solomon Vice President, Sales
Jane Sumner Vice President, Sales Waste Management, Inc.
Peter Wolf Vice President, Sales - Strategic Accounts ParTech, Inc.
Dan Walsh Vice President, Sales and Commercial Strategy CHEP
Timothy LeBel Vice President, Sales and Demand Planning Mars Chocolate North America
Nancy Krawczyk Vice President, Sales and Marketing Network of Executive Women
Jeff Loman Vice President, Sales and Marketing Kwikee, a Division of MultiAd
Mike Meehan Vice President, Sales and Marketing Fleet Advantage, LLC
John Paul Vice President, Sales and Marketing SpartanNash Company
Larry Hamwey Vice President, Sales Development The Jel Sert Company
Michael Potthoff Vice President, Sales Large Format Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Tony True Vice President, Sales National Accounts
David Wurm Vice President, Sales Strategy and Capabilites General Mills, Inc.
Ed Landry Vice President, Sales, US Consumer Foods McCormick & Company, Inc.
Nicholas Fereday Vice President, Senior Analyst Rabobank
Louis Czanko Vice President, Strategic Sales Valassis Communications, Inc.
Reginaldo Ecclissato Vice President, Supply Chain North America Unilever
Tim Quinn Vice President, Trade Development Mars Chocolate North America
Greg McLeod Vice President, Trade Marketing Large Format Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
James Jones Vice President, Trade Relations Big Heart Pet Brands
Randy Sullins Vice President, Trade Relations McCormick & Company, Inc.
John Seeberger Vice President, U.S. Grocery Mars Chocolate North America
Steven Goodyear Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales Nestlé Nutrition
John Mayer Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales The J.M. Smucker Company
Ron Schone Vice President, US Customer Development
Steve Yarbrough Vice President, US Retail Sales and Customer Development Mead Johnson Nutrition
Gary Spinazze Vice President, Vendor Relations SpartanNash Company
Bob Reeves Vice President, West Shelby Publishing Co., Inc.
William Nahmias VP Brand Management & Sales Planning