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Quinlan School of Business

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Brian K. Bancroft

Title/s: Chief Procurement Officer, Asia Pacific & Africa, Kellogg Company - Asia & Africa



Brian K. Bancroft is the Chief Procurement Officer, Asia Pacific & Africa for Kellogg Company, leading the procurement sourcing, operations and innovation across these fast growing regions. Prior to being appointed as CPO, Mr. Bancroft was the Senior Director, Global Indirect Procurement leading teams focused on $5B in Indirect Supply Chain and Commercial spend across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.  During his time with Kellogg’s he has led Procurement Transformations across North America, Latin America and Asia & Africa.

Prior to joining Kellogg he was the Vice President, International Operations & Chief Procurement Officer for Oil-Dri Corporation of America. As an Executive Officer of this Company he led their Global Procurement and Material Management functions as well as their business operations in Canada and Europe. Throughout Mr. Bancroft’s 20+ year career he has held a variety of roles with Sara Lee Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company and Glaxo Smithkline.

Mr. Bancroft holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph's University and a Master's in Business Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member of the Advisory Board for Loyola University’s Supply Chain Management School in Chicago.

A native of Guam, he has lived throughout the United States before to Singapore with his wife of 20 years, Jacqueline, and his two children Jack and Gabrielle in 2013.


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