Managing Director, McCormick Global Ingredients, Ltd.
Donald Pratt is the Managing Director for McCormick Global Ingredients Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Inc. Donald has been with the company for 12 years and, along with his MD duties, is responsible for the development and application of the Herb & Spice source strategy, standardization of sourcing processes and systems, and talent management. Donald is also responsible for developing and implementing client engagement strategies that support global business revenue and growth delivery.
He champions the McCormick Sustainable Sourcing program that facilitates the inclusion, development and integration of vetted and competitive diverse smallholder farming businesses into the McCormick Supply Chain. Donald is a founding member of the Americas Supply Chain Leadership team charged with delivering a flexible and agile end-to-end chain.
He chairs the Herb & Spice Risk Management Committee and logs well over 120k miles annually to origin in support of McCormick's Purpose Led Performance agenda for farming community and supply resiliency.
Prior to joining McCormick, Donald spent 20 years with various multi-nationals including Givaudan, Unilever and ICI where he held positions of increasing responsibility in Engineering, Supply chain and Procurement in the US and UK.
Donald holds an L4 degree in Electrical Engineering from the City and Guilds Institute of London, UK and is ISM CPSM certified. He sits on the board of two McCormick JVs and does speaking engagements at Procurement Leaders Forum, International Pepper Community, International Spice Conference and Institute for Supply Management.
Session Date: January 29, 2019
Topic: Panel Discussion: Challenges of Sustainability - Balancing Planet, People and Profits
Time: 1200 - 1300 hrs
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