Jodie KennyProduct Lead, Textured Plant ProteinsKerry Group

Jodie works as Product Lead for Plant-Based Meat at Kerry, a global $8B ingredients supplier, where she’s responsible for delivering value to Kerry’s customers in the plant-based protein category.  This is enabled through market and consumer appreciation, strategy development and execution, effective portfolio management, and driving pipeline activation through commercial teams.

While she is just a few months into this new role at Kerry, Jodie has spent her entire 20+ year career in the food industry, across multiple channels and technologies.  In her prior Business Development and Commercial Finance roles, she has successfully negotiated several large-scale pricing and supply contracts that provided continuity and predictability for our customers, and business assurances for Kerry.  She leverages her finance background and customer intimacy to create great partnerships, both internally and externally.   

Jodie continues to gain knowledge about what customers value, and how Kerry can provide unique and differentiated technical solutions in her new, plant-based protein role.  She is inspired by all of the ongoing innovation in this space and looks forward to challenging our technical teams on how protein evolution to meet consumer desires.