Submitted by Griffith Foods
Alsip, Illinois, August 18, 2022 /CSRwire/ - We’re excited to welcome Kim Frankovich to Griffith Foods as Global Vice President of Sustainability. Sustainability is at the core of our business operations, strategies and Purpose: We Blend Care and Creativity to Nourish the World. In her role, Kim will lead the worldwide development and implementation of Griffith Foods’ sustainability efforts.
Kim joins as a Griffith Foods’ Executive Team member, reporting to our CEO, T.C. Chatterjee. Working closely with our Board of Directors, Sustainability Advisory Council, and other stakeholders, Kim will guide the implementation of our 2030 Sustainability Plan through innovative strategies, programs and policies that continue our sustainability-driven transformation.
“I’m excited to join Griffith Foods at a pivotal moment for the company, the food industry and the world of sustainable business,” Kim said. “Working across more than 30 countries, 40 chefs, and 350 food scientists, sourcing from thousands of family farmers and supplying to many of the world’s largest food companies, we are uniquely positioned to help make food more nutritious, delicious, accessible and sustainable.”
“As a proven sustainability leader with packaging and food companies, Kim brings a breadth of experience and accomplishment to our company,” said Griffith Foods Executive Chair, Brian Griffith. “We are reshaping our business to help lead the sustainable transformation of the food industry, and Kim has the depth and breadth of experience to guide us forward in our purpose-driven journey.”
To deliver our 2030 Sustainability Aspirations, Griffith Foods is implementing programs across four pillars: Wellbeing & Fulfillment, Health & Nutrition, Climate Action & Environmental Management, and Sustainable Sourcing. The plan aims to deliver a number of goals which you can find in our recent sustainability report.
Kim joins Griffith Foods after nine years at Mars Wrigley, where she most recently led global cocoa sustainability. Over the past four years, she helped Mars develop and implement strategies to protect children, preserve forests and improve farmer incomes while responsibly sourcing cocoa through more than 180,000 farming families and improving the lives of more than 28,000 women in cocoa communities.
Prior to Mars, Kim led sustainability at Solo Cup, creating and developing the brand’s sustainability function. She began her career as a securities and finance attorney. Kim holds a Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Westminster College in Salt Lake City.
Griffith Foods is the caring, creative product development partner helping food companies meet the evolving needs of consumers while sustaining the planet. As a family business for more than 100 years, Griffith Foods is known for true, collaborative innovation. Our relationships with farmers, customers and others allow us to create delicious, nutritious foods that are better for people and better for the planet. Our people are united in advancing our purpose: “We blend care and creativity to nourish the world.” For more, visit www.griffithfoods.com.
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