Vice President - Global Sustainability & Packaging at McCormick
Dr. Michael Okoroafor is the Vice President, Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic direction, policies, development and execution of agricultural, ingredient, product and packaging sustainability, as well as packaging innovation capabilities globally.
On October 15, 2018 Mike was inducted into the Packaging and Processing Hall of Fame at PACK EXPO International. Mike is an innovation leader and has over 40 patents to his name and a career that, in addition to McCormick, has spanned prominent roles within PPG, The Coca-Cola Company, and Heinz.
Dr. Okoroafor has a B.S in Chemistry from the University of Nigeria, a Masters in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Detroit, and a Ph.D. in Organic Polymer Chemistry from Michigan State University. He is also a graduate of the Executive Development Program at Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University.
Opening Keynote: Industry Outlook – Key Insights Driving the Future of Packaging for the FMCG Industry
In this keynote, thought leader Dr. Michael Okoroafor will share his insights on leveraging transformational packaging innovation and re-aligned supply chain to drive growth for the FMCG industry.
The presentation will address digital transformation and the power of e-commerce, and how it shapes the future of retail and on-demand marketplace. Plus, hear how sustainability imperatives will drive the circular economy and shape the future of innovation for FMCG companies.
The presentation will conclude by sharing examples of successful innovations that are transforming our industry and the society at large.
Session take outs:
- Discover how the power of e-commerce is shaping the future of retail and consumer behaviour
- Learn how global sustainability imperatives will drive the circular economy and shape the viability of FMCG companies
- Hear examples of successful innovations that are transforming our industry and the society at large.
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