David Garrett has more than 30 years of strategic corporate marketing and sales leadership experience for some of the most revered enterprise companies, food conglomerates, and multi-billion-dollar brands in consumer packaged goods. David began his career at Procter & Gamble in Brand Management and Sales, in the Caribbean and Mexico.
At Frito-Lay, Inc. (PepsiCo Foods International) as Vice President of Marketing in Spain and then the U.S., David led the $1B children’s snack portfolio. As Vice President of International Marketing for the $1B portfolio of American Cyanamid/American Home Products (now Pfizer), David guided business-to-business marketing and sales of agricultural chemicals to the international farm community.
At Brach’s Confections, David helped transform the 100-year-old company by revamping the $400MM Brach’s® candy brand, returning the organization to profitability.
Later, at Mission Foods, the world’s largest tortilla manufacturer, David grew category-leading brands by +11% per year. At Weston Foods, he led marketing and grew market share for six business units that included Canada’s leading bread products plus brands like President’s Choice® baked products, Girl Scouts of America® cookies, Mrs. Fields® cookies, and the largest contract manufacturer of ice cream cones in North America.
David’s consulting, advisory, and interim executive work has driven results and accelerated growth for a wide variety of clients including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Ophthalmology, Weston Bakery Ltd., Dairy Management Incorporated, U.S. Dairy Export Council, GraceKennedy Ltd., a regional supermarket chain, venture capital and private-equity firms, and other clients.