Coca-Cola Co. VP To Speak At SupplySide West

Ronald Lewis to speak on the evolution and growth strategy of The Coca-Cola Co., and how procurement helps fulfill company goals.

Ronald Lewis, vice president, procurement and chief procurement officer for the Coca-Cola Co. is scheduled as the featured speaker for SupplySide West 2012 Global Expo and Conference, which is scheduled for Nov. 5-9 at the Venetian & Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

With a focus on Innovation that Drives Collaboration, Lewis is expected to discuss the evolution and growth strategy of The Coca-Cola Co., and share how procurement helps fulfill company goals. His featured speaker presentation is set for Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. at The Venetian & Sands Expo.

“With the continued diversification of beverage giant The Coca-Cola Co., the role of procurement has become a key strategic enabler for the company’s continued innovation,” said John Siefert, CEO at VIRGO, an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel U.S. and world economies.

For more than 15 years, SupplySide has helped dietary supplement, food, beverage, personal care and cosmetic professionals find information to explore, discover, innovate and market their next best-selling product.

“As part of the SupplySide’s continued effort to drive leadership and innovation, we are thrilled to welcome Mr. Lewis as our keynote speaker at SupplySide West 2012,” added Siefert.

With more than 12,000 attendees and 1,500+ booths, SupplySide West brings together the suppliers and buyers that drive the dietary supplement, food, beverage, personal care and cosmetic marketplace. Executive management, R&D, QA/QC and marketing leadership will explore and discover innovation from around the globe to develop the next product.

 

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