Procter & Gamble North America Restaurant COE Lead
As the Director of P&G Professional’s Restaurant “Center of Excellence” Leader, James brings over 33 years of P&G Sales, Marketing & Customer Business Development insights. Beginning his career in the F&B divisions of P&G “Retail” in 1987 out of college, James subsequently was promoted to Food Service & Lodging Products division in Los Angeles in 90’, and has been passionately engaged in our industry for 30+ years. Kennedy has served on the NRA’s “Expert Exchange” Supply Chain Management Advisory Board since 2014, and previously served on the Arby’s Foundation Board & Dot Foods National Account Advisory Board. In his hometown of Davidson NC, James has served on the local Parks & Rec board and continues to serve on the Troop 58 Eagle Scout Board of Review . A graduate of NC State University, James & his wife Mary are the proud parents of Adult children Katherine, Clay & Sean.