How the Application of Operational Excellence Drives Quality, Speed and Productivity to Innovation at Diageo
16:45 - 17:20
Diageo’s iconic brands are steeped in rich heritage and with a Supply Chain footprint that crosses both the developed and faster growth markets, our portfolio offers premium brands to the emerging middle class through to the high-end luxury consumer
To sustain our leadership position, innovation is a key driver of our growth, achieved through extension of our existing brand portfolio and the development of new to world brands
In this presentation Dave will discuss how the application of Operational Excellence principles increased speed and quality of execution of innovation
Dave joined Diageo in 1991, in the Guinness Brewing Worldwide Research Centre, where he held roles in Analytical, Sensory, Product Development and Applied Science before joining Diageo’s Global Brand Innovation Group as Marketing Manager. In this role he covered much of the world - Europe, Asia and North America - working on a range of innovations that included Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker. He then went on to lead the Guinness Global Product Development team in Dublin and from there he held a number of roles leading innovation for Diageo Global Supply in Europe, Africa and Global Travel before taking up his current role.