Experienced Food Consultant with 35 Years in Retail & Manufacturing

Donna L. George is a strategic management professional with a strong track record for managing businesses, developing and implementing effective business plans, driving sales and profitability, brand management and creating a strong team environment across established and start-up companies in both retail and manufacturing.

Career Highlights

  • President and Founder of DL George Consulting, developing business opportunities in the U.S. for international food companies
  • President/COO of Dr. Schar U.S, Inc. , U.S. division of Dr. Schär AG / SPA (Italy) establishing the company and introducing the Schar brand to the U.S. nationally
  • Vice President Sales and Marketing for leading manufacturer of branded and private-label laundry products
  • Vice President of Sales for a leading manufacturer of private-label soups and prepared foods
  • 24 years with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, a $8B top 20 Supermarket Chain
    • Vice President of Category Management
    • Vice President of Corporate Brands – Introduced a  new private-label program under the America’s Choice and Savings Plus label chain wide and received the “PLMA Excellence Award” for the company
  • Former Chairman of “The Food Institute”
  • Named GMR “Woman Executive of the Year”
  • Caldwell University, BS Business