Sr. Director II – US Food Safety SME
Dan Fone has been in the food industry for more than 30 years and has worked internationally across various food safety and environmental compliance programs as a regulator, a systems assessor and consultant/advisor.
Dan joined Walmart in 2017 as Senior Director for International Food Safety and was promoted to Senior Director II – US Food Safety SME for Walmart US in 2019 where he currently leads the Walmart US food safety team in all aspects of store/club and supply chain food safety.
Dan has worked extensively in the field of behavior, specifically in understanding the role of behavioral attitude and influence in developing food safety cultures within organizations. At the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), he was a member of the GFSI Technical Working Group on Food Safety Culture and is currently on the Steering Group for the development of PAS320 on Food Safety Culture. In January 2019 he became a Board Member at GFSI (six-month term). He is also working with the Global Food Traceability Center, where he is currently a member of the Institute of Food Technologists GFTC Advisory Council.
A passionate advocate of the role that effective training and education plays in food safety, Dan is also proud to be a Board Member at the Partnership for Food Safety Education.