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An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall Blog 15 Dec 2020 GFSI An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall   This month, Neil Marshall, Global Director of Quality & Food Safety at The Coca-Cola Company and longtime GFSI Board member, is retiring. Over the years, Neil has made enormous contributions to GFSI thanks to his commitment and leadership on the GFSI Board. His dedicated support for GFSI has always been greatly appreciated, and he […]
GFSI Board Meets in Tokyo Ahead of 17th Annual Conference News Update 05 Mar 2018 GFSI Board Meets in Tokyo Ahead of 17th Annual Conference   Leaders from major retail, manufacturing, primary production and food service operations who make up the GFSI Board of Directors met in Tokyo today ahead of GFSI’s 2018 Global Food Safety Conference. The 17th edition of the conference is poised to be the largest CGF and GFSI event yet, setting a new record with some 1,200 participants […]
Press Release 18 Feb 2014 GFSI GFSI Announces New Board Chairman Vice-Chairs Cenk Gürol, Group Chief SCM Officer, Aeon CO., LTD & President, Aeon Global SCM CO., LTD, Japan takes over Chairmanship of the GFSI Board of Directors. Mike Robach, Vice President, Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill, USA and Neil Marshall, Global Director, Quality & Food Safety Strategy, Policy and Programs, The Coca-Cola Company, USA […]
Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative Press Release 28 Feb 2020 GFSI Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative The GFSI Board elects two Co-Chairs and two Vice-Chairs in a new, parity-based system of governance   SEATTLE, WA and PARIS, 28th February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), announced the results of its annual board election. The change in leadership structure marks a new era […]
The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Explain News Update 14 May 2020 GFSI The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Explain   2020 is turning out to be a landmark year for GFSI. In addition to releasing Version 2020 of the Benchmarking Requirements and announcing the Race to the Top initiative, the organisation welcomed two new co-chairs to lead its Board of Directors: Craig Wilson of Costco Wholesale Corporation and Roy Kirby of Mondelēz International. The […]
The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Discuss Video 14 May 2020 Experts Series The Circle of Trust for Food Safety: GFSI’s Newly-inducted Board Co-chairs Discuss
Introducing Incoming GFSI Board Members Video 26 Feb 2019 GFSI Introducing Incoming GFSI Board Members
GFSI Chairman Address Blog 06 May 2014 GFSI Chairman Address It’s a pleasure to address so many readers in my first months as Chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative. It’s been a great start to 2014 for GFSI with 1106 delegates at our Global Food Safety Conference in California! It’s a pleasure to address so many readers in my first months as Chair of […]
GFSI & COVID-19: Letter from GFSI Leadership News Update 11 Jun 2020 Certification GFSI & COVID-19: Letter from GFSI Leadership     Dear colleague,   As an industry, we have successfully focussed on business continuity amidst the ongoing implications of COVID-19. Around the globe, it is inspiring to see so many examples of our entire industry stepping up to the challenge of keeping the world safely fed. Consumer safety is GFSI’s highest priority and together, […]
A “Revolution” for Food Safety: GFSI Director Erica Sheward on Version 2020 and the Race to the Top News Update 30 Apr 2020 GFSI Conference A “Revolution” for Food Safety: GFSI Director Erica Sheward on Version 2020 and the Race to the Top   Since taking the reins of GFSI in October 2019, Director Erica Sheward has helped to launch some of the most ambitious initiatives in the organisation’s recent history. Erica, who has over two decades of food safety experience in the public, private and academic sectors, is leading the charge on GFSI’s Race to the Top, […]
GFSI Q&A: Cenk Gurol on Getting Bigger, Better and Bolder Blog 29 Feb 2016 GFSI GFSI Q&A: Cenk Gurol on Getting Bigger, Better and Bolder I recently caught up with outgoing Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board Chairman Cenk Gurol to get his thoughts on his time chairing the GFSI. Cenk headed up our food safety work for two important years and was instrumental in helping expand our reach and grow our successes during his time as Chairman. I recently caught up […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety Press Release 06 Mar 2018 GFSI Conference Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) held its third Government to Business meeting adjacent to the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Government food safety regulators and officials met with the GFSI Board of Directors to discuss food safety issues and trends, as well as third-party certification Over 40 organisations representing 25 countries and 5 IGOs […]
Press Release 28 Feb 2017 Public-private Partnership 30 Institutions Come Together with GFSI in a “G30” of Food Safety HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) yesterday hosted over 100 representatives from more than 20 countries and multilaterals organisations who gathered in Houston just ahead of GFSI’s 16th annual Global Food Safety Conference to discuss better collaboration for global public health outcomes. Countries including Japan, China, Mexico, Canada, the UK and the […]
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) News Update 22 Feb 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Established 20 years ago, GFSI is modernising. A new Steering Committee will herald a reinvigorated approach to delivering its vision of ‘safe food for consumers everywhere’ an approach that will be further strengthened by aligning with the Governance Model of the GFSI’s parent organisation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). As the CGF Coalition of Action […]
125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting News Update 01 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference 125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting   The fourth annual GFSI Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting, held immediately prior to the GFSI Conference in Nice, attracted a record number of participants: 125 leaders and decision-makers took part, representing 29 governments, 38 governmental agencies and 10 intergovernmental organisations. Since its first iteration in Berlin in 2016, the meeting has offered a unique platform for […]
Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 08 Apr 2020 GFSI Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic Editor’s note: The Global Food Safety Initiative is monitoring the evolving Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and is committed to publishing timely updates and announcements in this space. Please check back here regularly and ensure you are subscribed to receive GFSI News.   Food operations everywhere are feeling the effects caused by COVID-19. Around […]
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