Pat Walsh has been with the Food Marketing Institute for 20 years and is the Chief Business Development Officer and Vice President of Supply Chain at FMI. His responsibilities include industry collaboration, membership development and supply chain initiatives. Pat has spent his entire 40-plus year career in the food and consumer products industry. Prior to FMI, he spent four years at Safeway Inc. and was the Corporate Director, Electronic Marketing, responsible for launching, developing and managing Safeway’s frequent shopper, customer management and database marketing programs in North America. He also spent 17 years of his career on the manufacturing side of the business with Kraft Foods Inc.