Gary Rodkin, ConAgra

2014 Power 50 Suppliers: No. 11 Gary Rodkin CEO ConAgra Foods Key Development: Sales team gains traction in the private brand space. What’s Next: Fulfill its vision of being the premier value-added partner for retailers embracing private brands.

Gary Rodkin has seen ConAgra Foods through a long roster of changes since he joined the company in 2005.

Under his leadership, the company has been transformed from a holding company into a unified operating company with a mix of national brands like Healthy Choice, Slim Jim and Chef Boyardee, and 30 categories of private labels ranging from cereal to snacks to refrigerated and in-store bakery products, contributing 24% of net sales.

Although sales volume was down a disapp

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