Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo

April 23-26, 2017

Naples Grande
Naples Florida

Steve Townshend

Steve Townshend is currently the Chief Operations Officer at Berner Food & Beverage. He has decades of experience in leadership roles managing supply chain operations for industry leaders, including Amazon, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods, Cadbury and Pfizer. He’s been successful in building highly effective strategies that decrease costs while ensuring the continuous availability of mission-critical resources and products.

Prior to joining Berner, Townshend managed a network of fulfillment centers dedicated to providing rapid delivery of groceries to four major metropolitan markets for Amazon. Other past achievements include managing 12 production facilities within the consumer products grocery group of ConAgra Foods.

He has a Master of Science degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.