Jackie has been at AFB International’s helm since 2002. In her tenure as president and CEO, AFB has built world-class laboratories and product assessment facilities to support new technology platforms, as well as developed a winning service strategy. Through her vision and the support of an unparalleled team of experts, AFB has become one of the world’s top suppliers of pet food and treat flavors.
Her degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan led Jackie to positions at Procter & Gamble and the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Later she joined Griffith Laboratories, a producer of industrial flavor and coating systems for the food service industry, where she rose to the roles of global marketing chief and President of Innova, Griffith’s flavor division.
A strong proponent of family and wellness, Jackie walks her talk. The committed wife and mother of two is an avid runner who makes creating a healthy, welcoming environment an important part of her approach to leading AFB. Though firmly rooted in her home community of St. Louis, Mo., USA, the experienced traveler also is at home around the world, including all of AFB’s worldwide locations.
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