Global Partnership Quality Director
Matthias is the global lead of quality for co-manufacturers and suppliers at Unilever. He drives the company’s quality performance and digital transformation related to bought in materials and finished goods. Previously Matthias has been leading procurement for nutrition and ice cream in North America and has created the European operations hub for logistics and supply chain in Poland.
At the Speed of Consumer Demand: How Market Leaders Approach Co-Manufacturing Quality Management
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies continually look for ways to innovate faster and offer a more diverse range of products. CPG companies are increasingly partner with co-manufacturers to address consumer needs. Co-manufacturers have traditionally provided CPG companies with additional manufacturing capabilities, but are increasingly providing product innovation and new processing technology capabilities as well. For Quality departments, managing the quality of these "externally manufactured" products represents a challenge ensuring the trust of consumers in brands these products are sold under. For this panel, we've invited industry leaders to share and discuss their insights in managing Quality in collaboration with their co-manufacturing partners.