2018 Midwinter Executive Conference: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of September 23, 2017.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Kerri Aguilo Senior Vice President of Center Store The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
Nick Albrecht Executive Vice President The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.
Mark Alexander President, Americas Simple Meals and Beverages Campbell Soup Company
Michael Amiri Chief Executive Officer Nutricion Fundamental, Inc.
Mark Arrington Vice President, Sales Support and Development Post Consumer Brands
Michael Atkins Vice President, Retail Sales Nestlé Waters North America
Paul Avampato Vice President Customer Service and Logistics Mondelez International
Donna Banks-Ficcio Vice President, Center Store Sales and Merchandising Weis Markets, Inc.
Brooke Barnes Vice President, Restaurant Development Hy-Vee, Inc.
Rob Bartels President and CEO Martin's Super Markets, Inc.
Darren Baty Executive Vice President, Eastern Region Hy-Vee, Inc.
Doug Behrens President and Chief Customer Officer DanoneWave
Corey Berends Senior Vice President, Research and Development Conagra Brands
Cass Black Customer Vice President Mondelez International
Jill Blanchard President BrandLoyalty North America
Bruce Boettner Senior Director, Sales Kashi Company
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and CCO Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Rose Bollman Senior Vice President, North America Nutrition Sales PepsiCo, Inc.
Thomas Bornemann Principal Ernst & Young LLP
Dave Bornmann Senior Vice President, Business Development Grocery and Customer Service Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Gina Boswell Executive Vice President Customer Development Unilever
Robert Bottini Senior Vice President, Sales TCC Global
Brett Bremser Executive Vice President, Perishables Hy-Vee, Inc.
Rick Brindle Vice President, Industry Development Mondelez International
Blaine Bringhurst Executive Vice President, Marketing, Merchandising and Store Operations Price Chopper Supermarkets
Alyssa Bronikowski Senior Manager, Industry Relations and Sales Communications The Kraft Heinz Company
John Bryant President and CEO Kellogg Company
David Bullard President and CEO Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Inc.
Jen Burke Senior Vice President, U.S. Media Catalina
Tim Burke Director Customer Solutions, Large Format MillerCoors
Adam Byrne Vice President, Category Leadership Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Patrick Cady Vice President The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Robert Cantwell Chief Executive Officer B&G Foods, Inc.
Albert Carey Chief Executive Officer, North America PepsiCo, Inc.
Nick Carlino Vice President, Sales and Retail Merchants Distributors, LLC
Ed Carolan President, Campbell U.S. Campbell Soup Company
Megan Caruso Account Executive Burris Logistics
Alison Castillo Director, Industry Relations and Sustainable Living Unilever
Darren Caudill Vice President, Retail Sales and Merchandising SUPERVALU INC.
Michael Celani Vice President, Domestic Retail Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds
Michael Cinque President, Kroger Team The Coca-Cola Company
Kirk Clark Director of Merchandising Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Craig Clasen Vice President, Industry Relations Hy-Vee, Inc.
Alicia Cleary Director, Trade Relations Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Ken Cloutier Executive Vice President and CFO T.A. Solberg Co., Inc.
Joseph Colalillo President ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Inc.
Diane Colgan Senior Vice President, Marketing and Decision Support Tops Markets, LLC
Steve Collette Merchandising and Marketing Manager Post Consumer Brands
Sean Connolly Chief Executive Officer Conagra Brands
Paul Cooke Vice President and Director, Industry Relations Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Jason Corriveau Director, Grocery Big Y Foods, Inc.
Sean Cronican Senior Vice President, US Retail Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Michael Crouse Head of Sales, East Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Robby Cruz Vice President Cub Fresh Cub Foods
Frank Curci Chairman and CEO Tops Markets, LLC
Christine Curtis Senior Vice President, Chain Sale and Account Management C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Michael Cvrlje Senior Vice President, Sales and Logistics Time Inc. Retail
Michael D'Amour Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Big Y Foods, Inc.
Anne Dament Senior Vice President, Retail, Marketing and Merchandising SUPERVALU INC.
Jeanne Danubio Executive Vice President, Retail Lead Markets Nielsen
Troy Datcher Vice President, Sales and Customer Capability Development The Clorox Company
Kevin Davis Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bristol Farms, Inc.
Derek De La Mater President and Executive Vice President, Customer Leadership Conagra Brands
Michael Del Pozzo Senior Vice President and General Manager PepsiCo, Inc.
Chris DeLong Vice President, Sales PepsiCo, Inc.
Pat Dennis Group Vice President, GM/HBC Sales and Merchandising Albertsons Companies
Adam Dill Vice President, Industry Initiatives General Mills, Inc.
Karen Doggendorf Manager, Industry Relations Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Benno Dorer Chief Executive Officer The Clorox Company
Frank Duffy Regional Vice President Sales, Eastern Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Tom Duffy Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs Acosta Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Michael Ebert General Vice President, Retail Brand Development Catalina
Matthew Eckard Area Vice President Mondelez International
Randy Edeker Chairman of the Board, CEO and President Hy-Vee, Inc.
Ron Edenfield President Wayfield Foods, Inc.
Jason Edevold Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
Tom Ehmen Area Director, Customer Development Mondelez International
Ryan Ellis Director, Retail Marketing Idahoan Foods
Wesley Eubanks President and CEO The Pictsweet Company
Scott Evans Group Vice President Merchandising Price Chopper Supermarkets
Drew Facer President and CEO Idahoan Foods
Gene Faller Vice President, Center Store Category Management Food Lion, LLC
Brett Featherston Senior Vice President, Sales TCC Global
Vicki Felker Vice President Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Ron Ferri Executive Vice President, Operations Tops Markets, LLC
Sean Fitzgerald Vice President, Customer Development Group Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Colleen Flaherty Senior Vice President, Snack Sales Kellogg Company
Brendan Foley President, North America McCormick & Company, Inc.
William French Customer Vice President Mondelez International
James Frusciante Head of Sales, West Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Mary Fuhrman Senior Vice President, Government and Industry Relations, Customer Care Hy-Vee, Inc.
Curtis Funk Vice President, Center Store Lunds & Byerlys
Dan Funk Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Jesse Garcia Senior Vice President, Sales and CCO Post Consumer Brands
Steve Gardiner Senior Vice President, Sales Beauty Care Henkel Corporation
Rick Geary Executive Vice President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Brian George President and CEO Alex Lee, Inc.
Sharon Glass Senior Vice President, Brand Development Catalina
Dan Glei Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Jim Goers Senior Vice President, Account Management and National Brands Topco Associates LLC
Steven Goodyear Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales Nestlé Nutrition
Michael Gorshe Managing Director Accenture
Jeremy Gosch Executive Vice President and CMO Hy-Vee, Inc.
Frank Grande President Quirch Foods
Ryan Gray Head of Trade Development and Strategy Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Scott Grimmett President and CEO Price Chopper Supermarkets
Mark Gross President and CEO SUPERVALU INC.
Richard Gunn Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Weis Markets, Inc.
John Haggerty Vice President, Business Development Burris Logistics
Brian Haley Vice President, Sales and Purchasing Burris Logistics
Kevin Hall General Manager, Sales, North American Nutrition PepsiCo, Inc.
Courtney Hamlin Sales Planning Manager DanoneWave
Brian Hammer Vice President, Sales TCC Global
Jeff Harmening Chief Executive Officer General Mills, Inc.
Joanne Harris Vice President, North America Sales The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Greg Hasper Vice President, Sales, Midwest Post Consumer Brands
John Havens Jr. Vice President, Sales and Industry Relations Nestlé USA, Inc.
Kathy Hayden Vice President, Customer Business Solutions DanoneWave
Adam Hayes Manager, Industry Affairs The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Martin Heaney Customer Vice President Mondelez International
Steven Heggelke Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Procurement Bozzuto's Inc.
Christine Hennessey Division Vice President Time Inc. Retail
Wendy Herrick Vice President, Supply Chain Unilever
Andy Heyman Chief Executive Officer Catalina
Thomas Hipwell Vice President and General Manager Nestlé Waters North America
Brad Hoener Vice President, Supermarket Channel PepsiCo, Inc.
Tess Hohman Senior Manager, Industry Initiatives General Mills, Inc.
Jim Holbrook Chief Executive Officer Daymon
Terry Holshouser Vice President, Channel Business Development Starbucks Corporation
Brian Holt Vice President, Marketing SpartanNash Company
Kevin Holt Chief Operating Officer Ahold USA
Christopher Hooks Executive Vice President Topco Associates LLC
Allen Hooser Vice President, Sales TCC Global
Derek Hopkins President, US Business Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Dennis Host Vice President, Marketing Coborn's, Inc.
Stacey Howe Vice President and General Manager, National Accounts Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Lindsey Hughes Vice President Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Shannon Hughes Assistant Vice President, Executive Sec Hy-Vee, Inc.
Lawrence Inserra Jr. Chairman and CEO Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Kevin Jackson Senior Vice President, US Retail Sales and Market Development Organization The J.M. Smucker Company
Bob Jaskolski President and COO T.A. Solberg Co., Inc.
Henry Johnson President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
James Johnson Vice President, Merchandising W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Beth Jolly Vice President, Sales Communications and Industry Affairs Campbell Soup Company
Blane Jones Assistant Vice President of Foodservice Hy-Vee, Inc.
Dave Jones Vice President, Industry Initiatives Kellogg Company
Susan Jones General Vice President, Floral, Fashion and Beauty Hy-Vee, Inc.
Todd Jones President and CEO Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Stephen Joyce Vice President, Regional Accounts Henkel Corporation
Laura Karet Chief Executive Officer Giant Eagle, Inc.
Deborah Kaufman Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness Imperial Distributors, Inc.
Gillian Kelleher Vice President, Food Safety and Quality Assurance Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Bruce Kerr President BrandLoyalty North America
Ari Kertesz Vice President, Large Format Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Richard Keyes President and CEO Meijer, Inc.
William Kies Principal Kies Consulting, LLC
Randy King President Shop 'n Save Warehouse Foods, Inc.
Rich King Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
Joseph Kirby Senior Vice President, Merchandising Imperial Distributors, Inc.
Judi Kletz Associate Director, Industry Reputation The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Andy Knoblauch Vice President, Center Store Merchandising Coborn's, Inc.
Nina Leigh Krueger President, North America Pet Foods Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Karl Kruse Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Hy-Vee, Inc.
Kees Kruythoff-Tielenius President, Unilever North America Unilever
Edward Kuehnle Industry Consultant Catalina
Joel Kuplack Vice President, Human Resources Festival Foods
Bill Kynast Vice President, Sales, East Chobani, Inc.
Cortland Lamee Division Vice President Time Inc. Retail
Christopher Lane Executive Vice President Wakefern Food Corp.
Danny Lane Senior Vice President, Center Store National and Store Brands Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Matt Laszlo Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer The Clorox Company
Jerry LeClair Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Operations Officer Giant Eagle, Inc.
Donny Lee Vice President, Channel Planning and Operations Starbucks Corporation
James Lemke President, Robinson Fresh C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Neal Leonhardt Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Brookshire Grocery Company
Jesse Lewis Operations Advisor Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Phil Lombardo Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer Lunds & Byerlys
Lucho Lopez-May President, Sales Strategy and Business Development DanoneWave
Brandt Louie Chairman and CEO H.Y. Louie Co. Limited
Tim Lowe President Lowes Foods, LLC
Mark Luebbers Director, Operations, Industry Affairs and Sales Capability Development Starbucks Corporation
Lauri Luker Senior Vice President, West and Central DanoneWave
Russell Lund III Chairman and CEO Lunds & Byerlys
Liz Lundrigan Senior Executive Assistant Nielsen
Katia Ma Director of Business Optimization Nestlé USA, Inc.
Kathleen Mahoney President MDV and Chief Legal Officer SpartanNash Company
Jamie Mann Vice President, Customer Management Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Jay Marshall Executive Vice President and COO Hy-Vee, Inc.
Todd Martin Senior Vice President, Customer Management Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Richard Martino Area Vice President Mondelez International
Tony Matta President, Channel Development Starbucks Corporation
Steve Mayer Chief Merchant Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Norman Mayne Chief Executive Officer Dorothy Lane Market, Inc.
Matthew McCarthy Foods Vice President, North America Unilever
Thomas McGough President, Operating Segments Conagra Brands
Mark McGowan President The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
Peter McGuinness Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Brand Officer Chobani, Inc.
Sean McMenamin President ShopRite McMenamin
James McNellis Senior Sales Director, Grocery MillerCoors
Joseph McQuesten Vice President, Center Store Merchandising SpartanNash Company
Bob McTeir President Merchants Distributors, LLC
Duane Meade Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
Hendrik Meijer Executive Chairman Meijer, Inc.
Fernando Merce President and Chief Executive Officer Nestlé Waters North America
Luca Mignini President, Global Biscuits and Snacks Campbell Soup Company
Paul Miller Vice President, Grocery Grocery Outlet Inc.
David Mitchell President Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Rob Moore IT Hy-Vee, Inc.
Tracy Moore Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain and Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Chris Morley President, USA Nielsen
Todd Morris President, Catalina U.S. Catalina
Denise Morrison President and CEO Campbell Soup Company
George Motel Executive Vice President, Retail Development Bozzuto's Inc.
Randy Munns Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Festival Foods
Kevin Murphy Senior Vice President, Retail Operations Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Craig Musgrove Chief Customer Officer, Frito-Lay North America PepsiCo, Inc.
Nate Muszchinski Director, High End Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Federico Muyshondt Senior Vice President, East DanoneWave
Sergio Nahuz Head of US Sales The Kraft Heinz Company
Steve Nordstrom Frozen And Dairy Director Big Y Foods, Inc.
Paul Norman President, Kellogg North America Kellogg Company
Craig Nowokunski Senior Vice President, Sales Henkel Corporation
Jon Nudi President, North American Retail General Mills, Inc.
Timothy O'Neill Vice President, Channel Business Development Starbucks Corporation
Steven Oakland Vice Chair and President, U.S. Food and Beverage The J.M. Smucker Company
Valerie Oswalt President, US Sales Mondelez International
Robert Palmer Executive Vice President, Procurement and Sales C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Mark Panzer Senior Vice President, Pharmacy, Health and Wellness Albertsons Companies
Paul Patten Group Vice President, Center Store Wakefern Food Corp.
David Peacock President and COO Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Jeff Pedersen Executive Vice President, Division Operations Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Tod Pepin Senior Vice President, Foods Merchandising Meijer, Inc.
John Persons President and COO Tops Markets, LLC
John Phillips Senior Vice President, Customer Supply Chain and Global GTM PepsiCo, Inc.
Larry Pierce Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing SpartanNash Company
Michael Potthoff Vice President, Sales Large Format Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
Neil Pryor Chief Commercial Officer, North America PepsiCo, Inc.
Ross Purdy Vice President, Center Store K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Jason Ramsey Vice President, Center Store Lowes Foods, LLC
Shawn Ravitz Vice President, Administration Supermarkets of Cherry Hill, Inc.
Jeff Reagan Senior Vice President, Retail Marketing Wakefern Food Corp.
Kim Reed Senior Vice President, Sales, Morning Foods Kellogg Company
Craig Reynolds Regional Vice President, Sales, Western Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Bob Richardson Director, Sales, Customer and Industry Development The Clorox Company
Michael Ridenour Head of Industry Relations and Sales Operations The Kraft Heinz Company
Vince Robinson President, Sales Nestlé USA, Inc.
Gary Roland Vice President, Grocery Sales Nestlé Nutrition
Arthur Rosenberg Vice President, Industry and Customer Development PepsiCo, Inc.
Scott Salmon Chief Customer Officer Kellogg Company
Don Sanderson Group Vice President, Grocery Merchandising Meijer, Inc.
Vivek Sankaran President and COO, Frito-Lay North America Frito-Lay, Inc.
Kurt Schertle Chief Operating Officer Weis Markets, Inc.
Todd Schnuck Chairman and CEO Schnuck Markets, Inc.
John Schofield Vice President, Sales Regional Accounts Beauty Henkel Corporation
Steve Schumacher Vice President, Customer Development, Supermarkets, West Unilever
Kevin Schwab Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing The Pictsweet Company
Jens-Martin Schwaerzler Present, Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. Henkel Corporation
Chon Searfoss Senior Vice President, Retail Sales Nestlé Waters North America
Darren Serrao Chief Growth Officer Conagra Brands
Neesa Serritella Meeting Planner The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Adam Seston Vice President, Chanel and Customer Development Unilever
RJ Sheedy Chief Merchandise and Strategy Officer Grocery Outlet Inc.
Joseph Sheridan President and COO Wakefern Food Corp.
Kevin Sherlock Senior Vice President, Merchandise and Business Development Hy-Vee, Inc.
Ellen Siebenborn-Forsyth Vice President, Sales General Mills, Inc.
Jeff Siegel Vice President, Customer Interface Group Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Amanda Silbert Executive Administrative Assistant Chobani, Inc.
Rick Simington Vice President of Sales Chobani, Inc.
Bill Simon Vice President, Sales McCormick & Company, Inc.
Carleen Sipes Director, Travel and Conferences Hy-Vee, Inc.
Randall Skoda President and CEO Topco Associates LLC
Mark Skogen President and CEO Festival Foods
Michael Skokan Executive Vice President and CFO Hy-Vee, Inc.
Michael Sleeper Chairman and CEO Imperial Distributors, Inc.
David Smith President and CEO Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Herbert Smith Vice President Customer Development Retail E.&J. Gallo Winery
Pat Smith Manager, Customer Engagement Mondelez International
Steven Smith President and CEO K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Pete Spanos Vice President, Supply Chain Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Greg Sparks Senior Vice President and COO K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Steve Sprinkle Vice President, Domestic Sales E.&J. Gallo Winery
Lesia Stahl MBA Vice President, Sales TCC Global
Jeff Stamey Vice President, Sales, West Chobani, Inc.
David Staples Chief Executive Officer SpartanNash Company
Shayna Steelman Customer Meeting and Event Planner Conagra Brands
James Sterbenz Senior Vice President, US Sales Campbell Soup Company
Jason Stewart Vice President Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Nate Stewart Senior Vice President, Southern Region Hy-Vee, Inc.
Mike Stigers Executive Vice President, Wholesale SUPERVALU INC.
Kirk Stoa Executive Vice President and CFO Festival Foods
Robert Sumas President Village Super Market, Inc.
Eric Swensen Vice President, Center Store Big Y Foods, Inc.
Kirk Tanner President and COO, North American Beverages PepsiCo, Inc.
Scott Tassani Chief Customer Officer General Mills, Inc.
Carolyn Tastad Group President, North America Selling and Market Operations The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Michael Taylor President, Brand Development Group Daymon
Jason Test Senior Vice President, Retail Brand Development Catalina
Terry Thomas Vice President, Customer Development, Supermarkets, East Unilever
Aurora Tice Director, Industry Relations Nielsen
Loyd Tomlinson President and CEO LTA International Global Services
Richard Tompkins Chief Customer Officer PepsiCo, Inc.
Joe Toscano Director, Industry Relations Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
James Trout President The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.
Donna Tweeten Executive Vice President, CMO and CCO Hy-Vee, Inc.
Michael Vail President Hannaford Supermarkets
Marcus Van der Heijden President and CEO, TCC Retail Marketing USA and Canada TCC Global
Michael Van Houten Vice President, Category Development Starbucks Corporation
Alfie Vivian Vice President, B2B Marketing, Foods and Refreshments Unilever
Ed Vlacich Region Head, Henkel Beauty North America Henkel Corporation
Geoff Waldau Executive Vice President, Merchandising Food Lion, LLC
Glen Walter Vice President, Retail Sales Idahoan Foods
Tony Ward Managing Director, Retail Accenture
Weldon Weatherly Vice President, Fresh Meat, Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Grocery Outlet Inc.
Jonathan Weis President, CEO and Chairman Weis Markets, Inc.
Nathan Weitz Director of Center Store T.A. Solberg Co., Inc.
Julia Wells Vice President, Marketing Services The Pictsweet Company
Peter Whitsett Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Meijer, Inc.
Kevin Wiese Vice President Cub Center Store Cub Foods
Sabrina Wiewel Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Bryton Wildsmith Channel Development Rotational Associate Starbucks Corporation
Jeff Williams Senior Vice President, US Retail and Industry Relations Nielsen
Dawn Willoughby EVP & Chief Operating Officer The Clorox Company
Steve Wilson Vice President, Purchasing Grocery Outlet Inc.
Shelli Wineland Associate Director, Sales The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Andrew Wintemberg Executive Vice President, Sales and Logistics Time Inc. Retail
Barron Witherspoon Vice President, Global Industry Affairs The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Rob Woseth Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Interim COO SUPERVALU INC.
Jennifer Wulffleff Area Director Customer Development Mondelez International
Stefano Zenezini Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, North America The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
John Zupo President, Customer Development and Sales Operations Nestlé Waters North America