Global Vice President, Quality, Food Safety and Regulatory
Stacey Popham serves as the Global Vice President, Quality, Food Safety and Regulatory, for Barry Callebaut, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products with 66 factories across 40 countries.
Before stepping into her global role at Barry Callebaut, Stacey served as Vice President, Quality Assurance for Barry Callebaut Americas, overseeing the Quality strategy for 16 plants in five countries - Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Chile.
Previously, Stacey was Vice President, Quality Systems for TreeHouse Foods, where she shaped and implemented strategy and teams for all systems pertaining to Global Supplier and Co-manufacturer Quality. Prior to TreeHouse Foods, Stacey was the Head of Research and Development for the $4 Billion Beverage and Snacking Business Unit at Kraft Heinz. In this role, she was responsible for the innovation, renovation and cost management for iconic brands such as Capri-Sun, Kool Aid, Maxwell House and Planters. Throughout her 25+ year career, Stacey has developed cross-functional expertise in Engineering, Research and Development, and Quality. Stacey earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
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.