Shifting toward a vision as a fully integrated food company
1579_ 7/7/14 - We are at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists Reception speaking with Todd Dutkin, CEO, Fresca Foods. Since 2003, Todd has helped transform Fresca Foods from a small frozen foods manufacturer into a paradigm shifting supply chain partner, and now toward a vision as a fully integrated food company. During this time, Todd has led Fresca to 45%+ annual growth each year. This growth has primarily been achieved through enabling start up brands to quickly grow, scale and reach their revenue and margin potential. Todd has experience growing brands from their nascent stage of development through to the acquisition stage and understands the complexity involved throughout every stage of the process. Prior to joining Fresca, Todd was a senior executive in the telecommunications industry working for Fortune 500 companies. He managed a diverse range of commercial disciplines including Business Development, Corporate Strategy, P&L Management, Product Development and M&A. Larry asked Todd what advice would he give to an entrepreneur Todd relied, "I think one of the things that stuck with me throughout my career as an entrepreneur is to follow your dreams. But not just to follow - be prepared to put hard work behind your dreams to reach your goal. Because, it is truly the one-percent inspiration and 99% perspiration that makes you successful." There's more...
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