Gillian KelleherVP Food Safety & QA
Gillian Kelleher is Vice President of Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Wegmans Food Markets, a major US regional supermarket chain and one of FORTUNE’s “Top 100 Companies to Work For” in America. Gillian started with Wegmans in 1997 and her scope of responsibility includes all aspects of food safety and quality for stores, self-manufacturing, distribution and Wegmans’ private label program. Under Gillian’s leadership, Wegmans has achieved almost 100% certification of their private label suppliers to GFSI recognized schemes and 100% adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) certification for produce growers. In 2003, Wegmans won the coveted “Black Pearl Award of Corporate Excellence in Food Safety and Quality.” She is a member of several professional organizations including the Institute of Food Technologists, the International Association of Food Protection and the American Society for Quality. Gillian is a current Vice Chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American National Standards Institute.