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Sourcing: Challenges, Strategies, and Solutions

June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | $30

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Developing and executing the right ingredient and packaging sourcing plan is critical to the success of any business in the food and beverage industry. Join Hatchery partner Pepsico’s Global Procurement Senior Director and Market Supply Office, Jennifer Tsai, for this interactive discussion about sourcing challenges and how to create robust raw material strategies to ensure competitive costing and reliable supplier relationships as well as mitigate risks in supply, quality and overall company reputation.

About the presenter:

Jennifer Tsai

As Global Procurement Sr. Director and Market Supply Officer for NAN, Jennifer Tsai is fully responsible for Global Procurement’s total delivery to the nutrition business’s transformational agenda. Since taking on the role in 2014, Jennifer has mobilized the function to exceptional delivery: leading the sourcing enablement of Quaker’s Renovation journey, overseeing the flawless integration of KeVita’s on-trend raw materials into PEP’s portfolio, and delivering significant productivity and cash flow to support the business’s P&L.

As she celebrates over 13 years with the PepsiCo family, Jennifer’s experience spans numerous business units, as well as every PepsiCo Sector. Most recently, she was responsible for the global sourcing strategy for both Point of Sale and Insights, leading a highly-matrixed team across 15+ countries to deliver top-tier results in both top and bottom line growth.

Although she has been with PepsiCo the majority of her career, Jennifer has also worked for Wrigley/Mars Inc. in several critical procurement roles. She holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University. Outside of work, she spends her time with her husband and daughter as well as reading and practicing yoga.


June 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm



The Hatchery Chicago
135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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