Noreen O’Connell- Global Food Business Specialist, Optime-ize

  • Presentation Title:

    A Framework for Innovation

    Presentation Synopsis:

    Food and beverage businesses who are scaling their operations and brands internationally need an innovation framework that streamlines cross functional execution and drives success in the market.

    Speaker Bio:

    Noreen is a Global Food Businesses Specialist & owner of Optime- ize Foods Limited.
    Noreen works with Food & Beverage Businesses who are scaling their operations & products/brands for International markets. This is done through workshops, introducing frameworks & providing guidance on areas such as International operations & supply chains, consumer centric strategies, the Innovation process, technical
    operating models and key process for scaling you business, portfolio management, metrics & scorecards, talent best practices and building R&D capability.
    The workshops & guidance are based on best practices in the global Food & Beverage environment, to develop & grow brands.
    Noreen has extensive knowledge of the food & beverage business having worked Internationally for over 20 years and at executive level with PepsiCo or 12 years. Noreen led the International Technical centres for PepsiCo, providing services & support to
    450+ manufacturing operations, in 112 countries, & spanning 300 products. Noreen also co- led a Global Operations Quality Council.
    Noreen sits on the advisory board of Sensory Food Network Ireland, is a guest lecturer on the Agri-food Graduate Development Program, is a business mentor with Enterprise Ireland & sits on the board of the Cork Foundation.