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Phil Straniero, Executive-in-Residence, Food & CPG Program

Kent State University

Office: 3131 Schneider Hall
Phone: (269) 387-5257
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Phil Straniero joined the Haworth College of Business in 2001 as Executive-in-Residence in the Food and CPG Marketing program. He supports the Food Marketing program’s industry relations efforts in addition to teaching the food marketing sales class and the food marketing issues and strategies capstone class. He retired from Kellogg Company after a 30-year career where he held numerous field sales and home office positions including VP customer marketing and VP sales development. Straniero has been a member of the Food Marketing Industry advisory board for 16 years and received the Adrian Trimpe Distinguished Service Award in 2010.

In addition, he is a judge and presenter for the National Grocers Association’s Creative Choice Awards, a member in the NGA University Coalition and serves in the board of directors at Alliance Foods, Inc. in Coldwater, MI and Plumbs, Inc. in Muskegon, MI.