The Relationship between Cold Chain Integrity and Food Safety
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December 10, 2014
Time: 1:00pm EDT / 12:00pm CDT / 10:00am Pacific
Today's cold chain provides a foundation for growing trade volumes of agricultural and processed food shipments, opening new markets for imports and exports and giving consumers access to more fresh food throughout the year. Maintaining food safety is paramount, especially in developing countries with limited cold chain infrastructure. This final Webinar in our series takes a comprehensive look at how various players in the cold chain are maintaining food safety throughout an increasingly global food supply chain.
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Bob Klimko, Marketing
Manager, Food & Beverage
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Bob Klimko has helped leading companies like Coca-Cola, General Motors and Kroger optimize their supply chain, reduce costs and drive sustainability with reusable plastic packaging. With his experience and supply chain insight, Klimko drives new product and market development efforts in the retail supply chain. He specializes in strategy development and life-cycle assessment. During his time at ORBIS, Klimko has held various roles including Director of Marketing, Director of Corporate Strategy and Product Manager. Additionally, he is past president of the Reusable Packaging Association.
Jeff Leshuk, VP
Strategic Marketing & Business Development
Jeff Leshuk is Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Business Development at Sensitech Inc. Sensitech is the leading provider of hardware, software and services for monitoring and improving the cold chain for the food and life sciences industries. Jeff's career has involved a mix of technical activities related to postharvest horticulture and food science, and commercial activities related to sales, marketing and general management.
He has over 25 years of experience working in the production, transportation and distribution of perishable products. His areas of technical expertise include cold chain management, controlled and modified atmosphere technology, postharvest handling, and process improvement. Jeff founded the Sensitech's Professional Services Department in 1999 and was its manager until 2010, during which time he built a highly skilled staff and developed software tools and processes to help to food and life sciences companies worldwide to improve the quality and profitability of their cold chains.