Leslie Sarasin

President and CEO, FMI

Leslie G. Sarasin is the president and chief executive officer of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the association of food retailers and wholesalers, which represents more than 1,500 member companies in the United States and around the world. Under her leadership, FMI has emerged as a member centered organization helping food retailing venues find new and future facing ways of feeding families and enriching lives.

Prior to coming to FMI, Sarasin was president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute. She has also held positions at the National Food Brokers Association, Crest International Corporation and Salomon Brothers Investment Bankers. Sarasin holds a J.D. from the University of San Diego and a B.A. in economics from Smith College.

Sarasin is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.

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