Key Attributes of a Successful Quality Program

  • Breaking down the silos and integrating Manufacturing, Supply Chain and R&D into your Food Safety program
  • Strategies behind maintaining an effective brand management plan with Quality at the forefront
  • Exploring ways to maximize flexibility and agility as business models change

Darryl Riley
SVP Food Safety, Quality & R&D
Hostess Brands

Darryl Riley is the SVP Quality/ Food Safety and R&D for Hostess Brands, LLC and serves on the senior leadership team. He directs the strategic plan and risk management for food safety and quality including policy, practices, and procedures. He also directs the R&D team with headcount and budget approvals, innovation, NPD, and quality improvements.

Darryl previously spent 15+ years at Kraft Foods in R&D and Supply Chain, in roles based in U.S., Canada, Japan, Germany, and the U.K. directing technical functions. He also spent 9+ years at the Kellogg Company, as VP, Snacks RQT followed the VP, Global Quality and Technical Operations where he led the strategic transformation of Quality Operations to a scientific risk-based global team.