SEPTEMBER 26-28, 2023 | COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
2022 CPG Summit Agenda
- Post-Summit Content
- Wednesday, September 28
- Thursday, September 29
- Friday, September 30
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Continue the conversation after the CPG Summit in these post-conference virtual sessions available exclusively to members.
These sessions are designed to facilitate dialogue and information sharing among attendees.
Request an invitation: [email protected]
C-Suite Conversation: Digital
Through experimentation and continued investments, CPG companies continue to advance their digital strategies with benefits that go beyond the bottom line. Samrat Sharma, PwC’s US and Global Marketing & Commerce Leader, will lead the conversation after outlining the “secret sauce” to realizing value and strategic benefits beyond direct financial impact alone.
C-Suite Conversation: Workforce
From the Great Resignation to “quiet quitting,” the workforce has made strong statements in the last few years about what it expects from organizations and leaders. Elizabeth Yates and Adam Gerstein, PwC Workforce Transformation partners, will lead a discussion focused on what the market is telling us, what the workforce is telling us and what organizations can do to meaningfully transform the employee experience, attract and retain great talent and help people thrive inside and outside the workplace.
C-Suite Conversation: ESG
Consumer-facing companies have been embedding aspects of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into their businesses for several years, but as ESG is becoming adopted more broadly, the table stakes are increasing and new winners are emerging. Ron Kinghorn, PwC’s US ESG Consulting Leader & Global Client Partner – Retail and Consumer, will tee up the conversation by sharing key trends PwC sees in ESG and CPG, as well as the “winning plays” leaders are utilizing to excel in this area.
Complimentary Networking Activities: Golf, Ziplining or Guided Hike
Event Check-In Open
Consumer Brands Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee members only
Growth and Transformation Workshop
As CPG companies adjust to the new consumer in a post-pandemic world, mindsets have shifted from reacting to unpredictable challenges to proactively thinking about growth. The Growth and Transformation workshop, presented by McKinsey and Company in collaboration with Consumer Brands, will bring together senior CPG executives to share insights and leave with actionable steps they can apply for their company’s benefit.
Facilitated by leading McKinsey experts, this highly interactive and immersive workshop will explore how CPG industry leaders are thinking about and prioritizing growth amid today’s challenges. Learn how CPGs can achieve breakout expansion by growing their core, expanding into adjacencies and disrupting their value chain. And gain insight into the mindsets and elements of personal leadership required to drive transformational growth.
Consumer Brands Board of Directors Meeting
Board members only
Sponsored by and
Leadership Lounge and Event Check-In Open
Sponsored by and
Chairman of the Board and CEO, General Mills
Chair, Consumer Brands Association
Sekou Andrews, Creator, Poetic Voice
Jason Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer, Publicis Groupe
Sucharita Kodali, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester
Kelly Dotson, President, Numerator
Musab Balbale, SVP and Chief Merchant, CVS Health
Monica Turner, President — North America, The Procter & Gamble Company
CPG Spark: Addressing the Sustainability Imperative
Jordan Bar Am, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Scott Ballard, President, Plastics & Circular, Eastman
Sarah Alter, President and CEO, NextUp
Karen Jones, Vice President, Learning and Partner Solutions, NextUp
Mark Clouse, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
Shane Grant, EVP and CEO, Danone North America
Wendy Davidson, President, Americas, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
CPG Spark: Driving Growth in New Ways
Josh Rider, Vice President, Brand Partnership Strategies, Instacart
Rich Wagner, Founder and CEO, Prevedere
Stephanie Stuckey, CEO, Stuckey’s Corporation
Tricia Wallwork, Chair and CEO, Milo’s Tea Company
Rachel Romer, Co-Founder and CEO, Guild Education
Steven Williams, CEO, PepsiCo Foods North America
Stacy Papadopoulos, Interim CEO, General Counsel and SVP, Operations and Initiatives, Consumer Brands Association
CPG Spark: Supply Chain Innovations
Venky Rao, Senior Managing Director, Accenture
Cocktail Reception and Dinner
Leadership Lounge Open
Sponsored by and
Enjoy your breakfast with a side of conversation around trends and emerging issues for the CPG industry. Hosted by different subject matter experts, the roundtables will cover topics including:
- Modernizing the FDA
- 360 Degree View of the Consumer
Chris Kempczinski, President and CEO, McDonald’s Corporation
Mark Smucker, Chair of the Board, President and CEO, The J.M. Smucker Co.
Tim Ryan, Chair and Senior Partner, PwC U.S.
Linda Rendle, CEO, The Clorox Company
Jim Snee, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Hormel Foods
Paul Leinwand, Principal, Strategy& United States
CPG Spark: Driving Growth in 2023 and Beyond
Kirk Perry, President and CEO, IRI and NPD
John Furner, President and CEO, Walmart U.S.
Charles Redfield, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart, U.S.
Ellen Davis, EVP, Industry Engagement, Consumer Brands Association
Lt. Col. (ret). Scott Mann
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