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Organizations Filed Purposes: The Grocery Manufacturers Association represents the world's leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. The CPG industry plays a unique role as the single largest U.S. manufacturing employment sector, delivering products vital to the wellbeing of people's lives every day. The Association's mission is to empower the industry to grow and thrive. For more information, visit

GMA represents the world's leading consumer packaged goods companies.

Public Affairs and Advocacy: Through this program, the Association monitors and advocates public policy issues affecting the consumer products industry and provides a link between the consumer products industry and federal and state policy makers and regulators to ensure that public policy does not unnecessarily burden member companies or create obstacles for consumers.

Scientific and Regulatory Affairs (SRA) - Through this program, the Association works to protect public health and assure consumer confidence in the consumer packaged goods industry and its products. The team is comprised of multidisciplinary advocacy professionals widely recognized as subject-matter experts with extensive networks within key government agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGO's). SRA monitors regulatory issues affecting the consumer products industry and develops strategies to advance regulations that are science based and to protect the public health through engagement with the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The SRA program also provides forums to exchange ideas and knowledge related to the consumer products industry. Conferences, workshops and webinars are also provided which increase the overall awareness of the industry to regulatory changes.

Industry Affairs: Through this program, the Association seeks to create member value by enabling growth, lowering costs and improving industry performance on issues best solved through trading partner collaboration in the areas of supply chain, customer service, transportation and joint business planning.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Pamela BaileyPresident & CEO (Jan-July)37$4,689,270
James FlannerySr. VP-Operations (Jan-Oct)37.5$666,062
Geoff FreemanPresident & CEO (beg. Aug)37$530,551
Leon BrunerChief Science Officer (Jan-Oct)37.5$414,462
Steve MccroddanSenior VP & CFO (Jan-Oct)37.5$352,789
Brian FolkertsExec. VP Gov't Affairs (Jan-Sept)37.5$346,992
Roger Lowe Exec Vp-Strategic Communications (Jan-Oct)37.5$309,088
Karin MooreGeneral Counsel37.5$278,410
Michael GruberVP, Gov't Affairs37.5$271,897
Carla MitchellSenior VP HR (Jan-Sept)37.5$258,068
Mary Sophos Exec Vp-Policy & Strategic Planning (Jan)37.5$244,304
Bill PappasVP & Corporate Controller36.5$187,497
Denzel McguireExec. VP Gov't Affairs (Jan)37.5$186,614
Shannon CookseyVP, Science Policy & Prog. Mgm't37.5$183,949
Basu ManojitVP, Regulatory Affairs37.5$179,958
John HewittSr. Dir., State Affairs37.5$168,680
Greg CostaSr. Dir., State Affairs37.5$160,907
Zachary YouChief Technology Officer (Jan-Nov)37.5$154,096
George Zhogbi The KraftHeinz Co.; Director1$0
Kathleen A Walters Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products; Director1$0
Glen Walter MondelezInternat'l, Inc.; Director1$0
Glen Tellock Lakeside FoodsInc.; Director1$0
Carolyn M Tastad The Procter& Gamble Co.; Director1$0
James P Snee Hormel FoodsCorp.; Director1$0
Mark Smucker The Jm SmuckerCo.; Director1$0
P Justin Skala Colgate-Palmolive Co.; Director1$0
Allen L Shiver FlowersFoods, Inc.; Director1$0
Tony B Sarsam Ready PacFoods, Inc.; Director1$0
Chris Policinski Land O'LakesDirector1$0
Fred Penny Bimbo BakeriesUSA; Director1$0
Randy Papadellis OceanSpray Cranberries, Inc.; Director1$0
Mark Mcneil Lassonde Pappas& Co., Inc.; Director1$0
Gregory N Longstreet DelMonte Foods, Inc.; Director1$0
Chris Lischewski BumbleBee Foods; Director1$0
Lawrence Kurzius Mccormick& Co., Inc.; Director1$0
Rahul Kadyan ReckittBenckiser Group PLC; Director1$0
Brad Irwin Welch Foods IncDirector1$0
Chris Hood Kellogg CoDirector1$0
Hendrik Hartong Iii SunnyDelight Beverages Co.; Director1$0
Jeff Harmening General MillsInc.; Director1$0
Ken Guise Knouse FoodsCooperative, Inc.; Director1$0
Louis C Gottsponer JrMorgan Foods, Inc.; Director1$0
William G Gisel Jr RichProducts Corp.; Director1$0
Robert J Gamgort KeurigGreen Mountain; Director1$0
Stephan Fusti-Molnar HenkelConsumer Goods, Inc.; Director1$0
Beth Ford Land O'LakesInc.; Director1$0
Seth French LassondePappas & Co., Inc.; Director1$0
Tom Ferriter Bush Brothers& Co.; Director1$0
Jim Dwyer Michael FoodsPost Holdings; Director1$0
Stanley K Dunbar MoodyDunbar, Inc.; Director1$0
James L Dinkins Coca-Cola North Am.; Director1$0
David Darragh Reily FoodsCo.; Director1$0
Sean Connolly ConagraBrands, Inc.; Director1$0
Mark A Clouse PinnacleFoods; Director1$0
Paul D Chibe Ferrero UsaInc.; Director1$0
Bobby Chacko Ocean SprayCranberries, Inc.; Director1$0
Robert Cantwell Bg FoodsInc.; Director1$0
Roger Bird Abbott NutritionDirector1$0
Chad Geise Furmano FoodsDirector1$0
William Cyr Freshpet IncTreasurer1$0
Benno Dorer The Clorox CoVice Chair1$0
Vivek Sankaran Frito-Lay NaChair2$0

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