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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Sep 20, 2021

Jay Altizer has worked at Bain and Company, PepsiCo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Deloitte Consulting. His extensive experience includes driving transformations and high-stakes change in a variety of industries such as CPG/FMCG, manufacturing, distribution, airlines, technology, and B2B products/services, but in this episode, he shares his knowledge and experience of the food industry. To learn more about Jay’s firm visit, and he can be reached at

Key points include:

01:49: The multiple roles in the value chain

10:40: The different types of companies in mid-market food space

13:00: Issues facing food companies in the $20-500 million range

18:39: Trade spending and discounting in the food industry

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