Leslie G. Sarasin, Food Marketing Institute

Leslie G. Sarasin, Food Marketing Institute

2014 Power 50 Associations/Government/Public Sphere: No. 1 Leslie Sarasin President and CEO Food Marketing Institute Key Developments: Returned to annual FMI show; made progress on strategic plan.  What’s Next: Guiding industry response to and  implementation of ACA and FSMA.

Leslie G. Sarasin is fresh off the success of this year’s FMI Connect, which took place in Chicago last month and marked the organization’s return to an annual event.

“Our experience in Chicago confirms the FMI Board’s vision that the industry wants and needs an annual event and one that embraces the still vibrant aspects of a trade show, but that transcends the limits of that moniker,” said FMI’s president and CEO.

Sarasin praised the event’s many accomplishments, from sc

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