Conagra Brands Adds Dowdie to Board of Directors

Dowdie is executive vice president of global supply chain of Starbucks Corp.

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

February 28, 2022

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George Dowdie has been appointed to the Conagra Brands board of directors.Image courtesy of Conagra Brands Inc.

Conagra Brands Inc. has appointed George Dowdie to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2022, increasing the board to 13 members.

"We are pleased to welcome George to the Conagra Brands board," said Richard H. Lenny, chair, Conagra Brands. "Conagra and our shareholders will benefit from George's extensive leadership experience in supply chain management and research and development within the food and beverage sector."

"Conagra has an impressive portfolio of brands and has built a reputation within the industry as a leader in innovation with a relentless focus on delivering for consumers, customers, and shareholders,” said Dowdie. “I look forward to serving on the board and contributing to the company's ongoing success."  

Dowdie is the executive vice president of global supply chain of Starbucks Corp., a premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee. Prior to being named head of global supply chain in 2020, he served as Starbucks senior vice president of global food safety, quality, and regulatory. Before joining Starbucks, Dowdie served in leadership roles in supply chain, research and development, and food safety for Campbell Soup Co., Pernod Ricard, Seagram Co., and Frito-Lay Co.

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