2012 Power 50 Manufacturers

2012 Power 50 Manufacturers

For SN's Power 50 list, the most influential food industry executives are grouped into categories based on the type of company or institution they represent and then ranked within each of these categories. The manufacturer portion of the Power 50 is led by Nestle's Paul Bulcke and includes many other manufacturing industry heavy hitters. 

SN is rolling out the complete Power 50 list over the week of July 16. See: The Top 10 [2]; The Power 50 Retailers and Wholesalers [3]; and a Decade of Influence [4].

27. Paul Bulcke, Nestlé S.A. [5]
28. Bob McDonald, Proctor & Gamble [6]
29. Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo [7]
30. Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America  [8]
31. Irene Rosenfeld, Kraft Foods [9]
32. Muhtar Kent, The Coca-Cola Co. [10]
33. Luiz Edmond, Anheuser-Busch InBev North America [11]
34. Donnie Smith, Tyson Foods [12]
35. Kendall J. Powell, General Mills [13]
36. John Bryant, Kellogg Co. [14]
37. Gary Rodkin, ConAgra Foods [15]
38. William Johnson, H.J. Heinz Co. [16]
39. Daniel Servitje, Grupo Bimbo [17]
40. Jeffrey M. Ettinger, Hormel Foods [18]
41. Denise Morrison, Campell Soup Co. [19]
42. John P. Bilbrey, The Hershey Co. [20]