Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
As Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer Earl is responsible for all aspects of the Cooperative’s Manufacturing, Global Logistics, Global Customer Operations, and Operations Planning teams. A part of the cooperative since 2004, Earl deeply appreciates the way our families work to support our family farms.
“Part of what drives our team’s hard work and passion for their craft is knowing at the end of the day that we are connected to sustaining family-owned farms for generations to come.”
Earl has held a variety of leadership roles within the supply chain and manufacturing functions, helping to shape Ocean Spray’s world class safety, quality, and manufacturing performance. Before joining Ocean Spray, Earl worked for Pepsi-Cola for nearly fifteen years in various progressive Operations capacities.
Finding balance between service and cost is an opportunity for Earl’s team every day, “Effectively serving our customers while targeting lowest-landed cost is embedded our Supply Chain and Operations processes. In a rapidly changing marketplace, flexibility and adaptability are critically important, so we have to be ready when opportunities arise.”