Committee Co-Chair

  • Peter Begg

    Peter Begg

    Sr Director, Global Quality Programs, Mondelez International, USA
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The Programme Committee

  • The Programme Committee has been working together since the success of the last conference in Berlin, Germany to bring together a truly international programme that reflects the challenges and opportunities of today’s dynamic food industry. The Programme Committee is composed of stakeholders from the entire supply chain with both global and regional perspectives.

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  • Gary Acuff

    Gary Acuff

    Professor and Director of Center for Food Safety, A&M University, USA

  • Kerry Bridges

    Kerry Bridges

    Senior Director Supplier Food Safety, Walmart, USA

  • Christine Carey

    Global Brand, Marketing and Communications, Ecolab, USA

  • John Carter

    John Carter

    Vice President Quality Dairy, Danone

  • Mitch Chait

    Mitch Chait

    Founder & CEO, Greenfence, USA

  • Anita Scholte Op Reimer

    Anita Scholte Op Reimer

    Senior Director Quality Assurance & Product Sustainability, AHOLD DELHAIZE, The Netherlands

  • Hugo Gutierrez

    Hugo Gutierrez

    Quality, Food Safety and Regulatory VP, The Hershey Company, USA

  • Dan Kastor

    Dan Kastor

    Global Director of Food Safety and Quality Systems, McCormick & Company, USA

  • Gillian Kelleher

    Gillian Kelleher

    VP of Food Safety & QA at Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., USA

  • Carmen Knolle

    Carmen Knolle

    Product Quality Manager, H-E-B Own Brand, USA

  • Neil Marshall

    Neil Marshall

    Global Director, Quality & Food Safety Strategy, Policy and Programs, The Coca-Cola Company, USA

  • Rick Roop

    Rick Roop

    Food Safety Quality Assurance / SVP, Tyson Foods, USA

  • Hans Schoolderman

    Hans Schoolderman

    Partner at PwC, Netherlands

  • Neshat Soofi

    Neshat Soofi

    Director - Food Safety/Quality, Target, USA

  • Diane Taillard

    Diane Taillard

    Director, Consumer Safety and Traceability, GS1, Belgium

  • Petra Wissenburg

    Petra Wissenburg

    SVP Strategy & Innovation, Greenfence, USA

  • Marjolein Raes

    Marjolein Raes

    Programme Director, CGF

  • Thomas Bailey

    Thomas Bailey

    Officer, Knowledge & Best Practice Sharing, CGF

  • Kathleen Wybourn

    Kathleen Wybourn

    Director Food and Beverage, DNV GL, USA

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