Board of Directors

IFMA's Board of Directors represents a diverse group of manufacturers from across the foodservice industry. Their leadership contributes to  everything the Association does from the formulation of strategic plans and committees that reflect the needs and interests of the membership.

Refreshing the Operator/Manufacturer Relationship

Working together to become mutually successful should be a no-brainer. It’s all about communication, or in today’s business world, collaboration. It’s vital to eliminate those road blocks and speak the same language. Bill McClellan, Vice President, Foodservice at Dawn Foods shares his passion on the best practice for operator collaboration and how Dawn Foods has benefited from applying this new model. 

2017 Board of Directors: Nominate by September 26

Participation is critical to success and your active role in recommending new members to the IFMA Board of Directors guarantees quality leadership. Every year at this time, we seek nominees for the IFMA Board of Directors. Submit your nominations by Sept. 26, 2016.

IFMA Announces 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

CHICAGO, JANUARY 13, 2016—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), which provides leaders in the $600 billion foodservice industry with connections, insights and best practices, announced new appointees to its 2016 Executive Committee. IFMA also announced its full Board of Directors for 2016, including four new members.   

Simon Marshall, President, Unilever Food Solutions North America, Receives IFMA’s Distinguished Foodservice Executive Award

CHICAGO, March 30 2016—In tribute to his dedication to the foodservice industry and his service on the IFMA Board of Directors, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) awarded its Distinguished Foodservice Executive Award to Simon Marshall of Unilever Food Solutions. Marshall is the fifth person to receive this award in IFMA's 63-year history. This award was established to honor executives who have made outstanding contributions to the foodservice industry and have served on the IFMA Board of Directors.

Eric S. Hetrick, Vice President, Global P&G Professional

Eric Hetrick has lived in eight locations in four different countries during his 28 years of working with P&G. Now Eric is responsible for leading P&G Professional's business around the globe. A favorite part of his job is bringing innovation to the foodservice industry and helping customers create an outstanding experience for their patrons. Get to know him.

Aug 07

Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum

The annual IFMA Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum focuses on marketing and sales collaboration, providing these professionals the means to apply actionable insights and best practices to work together to improve both strategic planning and go-to-market execution. 

The program serves to unravel the complexities of the foodservice landscape, delivering powerful insights into the consumer, operator and distributor communities, as well as communicating how to best utilize the available tools for improved collaboration and tactical go-to-market execution.