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Burtonsville, MD, United States, 2012/09/21 - Ann Dozier, Dean Foods Vice President/IT and former Coca Cola Global VP/Strategic Industry Initiatives & Customer Collaboration, Joins iControl Board of Directors - iControlDSD.com.
iControl Systems, the nation’s leading provider of Information Integration technology and Scan Based Trading facilitation and technology to retailers in the grocery, drug and convenience channel along with their value chain partners, today announced the addition of Ann Dozier to the company’s Board of Directors, effective October 1st, 2012. Ms. Dozier will take the seat previously held by Cameron Cloeter, president of Impulse Marketing.
Dozier is currently the Vice President of IT/Fresh Dairy Direct at Dean Foods, a position she has held since September 2010, and where she is responsible for strategy, design, development, and implementation of all IT capabilities and solutions that support Dean Foods Fresh Dairy Direct and Supply Chain business units. Key initiatives include digital marketing, business intelligence, advanced analytics, sales and customer capabilities, mobility, order to cash, direct store delivery distribution, supply chain, plant operations, quality, sustainability, and finance.
Prior to Dean Foods, Dozier spent 19 years at Coca Cola, the final 4 years as Global VP/Strategic Industry Initiatives & Customer Collaboration, and the 6 years before that as VP/Business Development. Before Coca Cola, she led eCommerce at Colgate Palmolive.
Dozier is the current vice-chairman of the Grocery Manufacturers Association IT Committee. She is an Executive Board Member for Consumer Goods Technology, and an Executive Member of the Network of Executive Women. She was previously the Chairwoman of Grocery Manufacturers Association Direct Store Delivery Committee (2006-2010), a global Board member of the GS1 Board Standards Committee (2006-2009), a member of the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (2006-2009), Chairwoman of America's SAP User Group, eCommerce (1995-1997), and Chairwoman of Atlanta Electronic Commerce Forum (1993)
“Ann is a very knowledgeable and valued industry executive who is highly respected in the area of informational technology and operational effectiveness,” said iControl board member and Hillshire Farms SVP/Government & Industry Affairs Dennis Belcastro. “Having worked with Ann on many key DSD industry initiatives, I am looking forward to working with her on the iControl board and further developing and fostering industry-wide collaboration between retailers and their suppliers.”
"I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with iControl as they continue to develop technology that redefines Scan Based Trading in a way that offers win/win solutions for many retailers and suppliers,” said Dozier. “I look forward to working with such a strong group of Retail and CPG thought leaders as we continue to grow our industry."