GMA session eyes green factory, supply chain
This will be one of the featured topics at the Grocery Manufacturers Association's GMA Manufacturing Excellence Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in conjunction with PACK EXPO International 2010 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
For more information about all the sessions at the GMA Manufacturing Excellence Conference go to: http://www.packexpo.com/pei2010/public/Content.aspx?ID=1075
GMA has assembled a panel of manufacturers and upstream suppliers who will share how they’ve met the challenges of “green” requirements throughout the supply chain.
Bruce Cords, Ph.D., vice president, environment, food safety & public health, Ecolab
As Vice President of Environment, Food Safety & Public Health, Dr. Cords is responsible for managing Ecolab's Sustainability activities including raw material profiling, selection, and deselection. Dr. Cords has held a variety of positions within Ecolab's Research, Development and Engineering group during his tenure with the company.
Jon Doering, director, environmental health & safety, The Schwan Food Company
Jon is the Director of Environment, Health and Safety for Schwan’s Global Supply Chain, Inc., a subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company. He is responsible for business development in areas of Health and Safety, Sustainability, Loss Prevention/Security, Environment Planning and Permitting, Environmental Health and Safety management systems and engineering.
Willie K. Johnson, associate director, global product supply sustainability, Procter & Gamble
Willie is responsible for accelerating and enabling the delivery of key elements of P&G's Operations Sustainability strategy. He joined Procter & Gamble in 1986 as a Product Technical Engineer. Since then, he has held a variety of engineering, operations, and strategic planning assignments. In his assignments he has worked in several business areas and in many different locations globally.