Supermarket News’ 2010 Category Excellence Awards for supplier companies were presented during the Category Management Association Conference in Atlanta. This photo gallery shows executives and other representatives accepting the awards, presented by SN Editor-in-Chief David Orgel. To learn more about this year’s awards see the full report on the program and winners here .
Tom Bennett accepted the Oral Care award on behalf of Colgate. He is director, category management.
Barry Kesten accepted the OTC Medications award on behalf of Novartis Consumer Healthcare. He is director — digestive health.
Anne Ahlschwede and Christy Dews accepted the Batteries award on behalf of Duracell. They are both category development account executives at Procter & Gamble, parent company of Duracell.
Mike Alexander accepted the Poultry award on behalf of Tyson Foods. He is category advisor manager.
Jim Danielson accepted the Vitamins award on behalf of NBTY. He is senior manager, category development
Mark Pacan accepted the Pet award on behalf of Nestlé Purina Petcare. He is national category and shopper insights manager.
Bob Samples accepted the Deli award on behalf of Hormel Deli. He is director of category planning and sales support.
Brandon Jaffuel accepted the Wine award on behalf of E. & J. Gallo Winery. He is lead — shopper insights.
Deanne McDonell accepted the In-Store Bakery award on behalf of Rich Products. She is manager, segment marketing and shopper insights.
Caryn Comer Wooley accepted the Salty Snacks award on behalf of Frito-Lay. She is marketing/category analyst for Frito’s Southeast region.
Beth Busch accepted the Cereal award on behalf of General Mills. She is senior category development manager.
Anne Ahlschwede and Christy Dews accepted the Household Cleaner award on behalf of Procter & Gamble. They are both category development account executives.
Tom Burkemper accepted the Beer award on behalf of Anheuser-Busch InBev. He is senior director of category management/trade marketing.
Brian Huh accepted the Produce award on behalf of Dole Produce. He is director of category development — consumer solutions.
Scot Henderson accepted the Dairy award on behalf of Dean Foods. He is director of category and shopper insights.
Michael La Kier accepted the Non-Alcoholic Beverage award on behalf of The Coca-Cola Co. He is marketing director.
Marcus Tyler accepted the Paper Products award on behalf of Kimberly-Clark. He is category business analyst.