Sr. Director Global Food Safety
Deann Akins-Lewenthal, Ph.D. is the Senior Director of Global Food Safety and Sanitation for Mondelēz International based in East Hanover, New Jersey. In her role, Deann drives the direction and program execution for Global Food Safety, Sanitation, Microbiology and Toxicology Programs which are essential to Mondelēz’s Risk Management and Risk Mitigation practices across R&D as well as the Global Mondelēz Supply Chain (MSC) manufacturing facilities. Deann has been with Mondelēz for 1.5 years. Prior to joining Mondelēz, Deann spent 13 years with Conagra Brands leading Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs. Deann attended the University of Georgia and received her B.S.A in Biological Sciences and M.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science.
Food Safety Panel 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Building Trust Through Food Safety & Quality in the Digital Era
The food & beverage value chain is undergoing a digital transformation to improve resilience and agility. Leading companies are adopting digital technologies to enhance operational efficiency while ensuring robust food safety controls and improving product quality. Join our executive panel of speakers to hear how their organizations have kickstarted their transformation journey to build consumer trust through digitally enabled food safety and quality.