IGA Global Rally
Mark Batenic, IGA; Peter Larkin, NGA; and Kevin Nemeth and James Denges, Central Grocers, at a cocktail reception at the NGA Conference. The IGA Global Rally
took place just prior to the NGA event.
Outgoing NGA chairman Joe Sheridan, left, shares the stage
with his successor, Rich Niemann Jr., center, and Peter Larkin of NGA.
Industry Service Award
Jay Campbell of Associated Grocers of Louisiana and Chris Coborn of Coborn’s Inc. at a cocktail reception at the NGA Confernce. NGA presented Campbell with its 2014 Industry Service Award
at the event.
Jaclyn Nilsson and James Nilsson, Geissler’s, with Michelle Reeves, Washington Food Industry Association.
John Phillips, SVP, customer supply chain and global go-to-market, PepsiCo, spoke about digital marketing
and told attendees that “independents can make a difference because you know more about your customers than the chains.”