CPG Summit Agenda

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  • Friday, September 30
  • Post-Summit Content
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Leadership Lounge Open

Location: West Ballroom

Sponsored by Eastman and Numerator

7:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtables

Location: Mountain View Terrace

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Strengthening an Iconic Brand

Chris Kempczinski, President and CEO, McDonald’s Corporation 

Moderated by: Mark Smucker, Chair of the Board, President and CEO, The J.M. Smucker Co.

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Defining and Measuring Trust

Virtual Introduction: 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

Moderated by: Paul Leinwand, Principal, Strategy& United States

10:00 - 10:05 a.m.

CPG Spark: Driving Growth in 2023 and Beyond

Kirk Perry, President and CEO, IRI and NPD

10:05 - 10:30 a.m.


10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Understanding Customers to Grow

John Furner, President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

Charles Redfield, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart, U.S. 

Moderated By: Ellen Davis, EVP, Industry Engagement, Consumer Brands Association

11:15 - 12:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote

Rooftop Leadership: Authentically Connecting People to Purpose.

Lt. Col. (ret). Scott Mann 

12:00 p.m.

Grab-and-Go Lunch

Location: Rocky Mountain Foyer

C-Suite Conversation

Presented in partnership with PwC.

Continue the conversation with CPG Summit attendees in these post-conference virtual sessions available exclusively to Summit participants. More details, including session topics, will be shared as they come available.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend post-event, virtual sessions. These sessions are designed to facilitate dialogue and information sharing among attendees.

October 4 | 11:00-11:45 a.m. ET

C-Suite Conversation: Trust

October 13 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

C-Suite Conversation: Digital

October 20 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

C-Suite Conversation: Workforce

October 25 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

C-Suite Conversation: ESG