Food and beverage processors face significant disruptions with changing consumer demand, growing complexity in supply chains, and ever stringent food safety mandates.
Today’s food and beverage processor must implement the appropriate processes and systems that not only manage recalls, reporting and document control, but also offer the flexibility to respond to changing regulatory requirements.
Ultra Consultants and Kestrel Management offer you an educational webinar session taking place March 7, 2019, to learn what it takes to integrate compliance programs into core business processes and systems.
The session details how to meet a pressing need – selecting and implementing the right technology to meet strict food safety mandates.
- Understand the key food safety trends and regulations impacting the sector.
- Get an overview of strategies to help meet and sustain food safety compliance, certifications and regulatory mandates.
- See the must-have ERP features to help reduce operational risks, achieve food safety requirements, and realize sustained value through effective use of enterprise technology.
Who Should Attend?
- C-level leaders at food and beverage processing companies
- Quality, Compliance, Finance leadership
- ERP, IT Directors
- Operations Directors, Production leadership
- Anyone responsible for overall business process improvement
About Kestrel Management
Kestrel Management provides consulting services to industry, including food safety and ERP compliance services through an alliance with Ultra Consultants. Since 1998, Kestrel’s team of experienced principals and senior consultants has been delivering solutions to help its clients reduce operational risks, assure regulatory compliance, and implement reliable management systems for continual improvement in the areas of food safety, environment, health and safety, and quality. https://kestrelmanagement.com/.
Rich Sides, Partner, Chief Operations OfficerUltra ConsultantsRichard Sides has over 20 years technology-related operational experience assisting manufacturing and distribution organizations by improving their business processes and supporting information systems. Richard’s experience includes operational responsibilities, management consulting, ERP system implementation, and serving in a variety of senior executive management roles. Richard’s background includes significant experience in process and discrete manufacturing as well as logistics, distribution and supply chain management. Richard has a BS in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from DePaul University.
Bill Bremer, PrincipalKestrel ManagementUnder the auspices of a strategic alliance with Ultra Consultants, Bill Bremer is a Principal with Kestrel Management’s Chicago area practice and heads Kestrel’s food safety consulting group. Bill has led compliance and assurance activities to help many food industry companies meet FDA/FSMA, GFSI (i.e., BRC, IFS, FSSC22000, SQF), HACCP, EHS, and overall operations management requirements. He holds a B.S. in Biology & Chemistry, Lake Forest College; Certificate in Business, Indiana University Kelley School of Business; Certified lead assessor for ISO 9000; a practitioner in TQM, Lean, and Consensus Decision-Making.