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Power 50: Other Players, Associations, Government

Power 50: Other Players, Associations, Government

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 other food industry players category this year is topped by Robert E. Hill, Jr. of Acosta Sales & Marketing and the industry associations and government agency category is led by Leslie Sarasin of the Food Marketing Institute. 

See the complete Power 50 listThe Top 10; The Power 50 Retailers and Wholesalers; and a Decade of Influence.


43. Robert E. Hill Jr., Acosta Sales & Marketing Co.
44. Joseph Hansen, United Food and Commercial Workers
45. The Mobile Consumer


46. Leslie G. Sarasin, Food Marketing Institute
47. Peter Larkin, National Grocers Association
48. Pamela Bailey, Grocery Manufacturers Association
49. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture
50. Margaret Hamburg, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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