Monday, February 29
Opening General Session Keynote Address
Bill Toler, President and CEO of Hostess Brands, LLC with more than 30 years of experience in the CPG industry, has served as President and CEO of Hostess Brands, LLC since April 2014. Prior to joining Hostess, he was a Senior Advisor to Oaktree Capital focused on the food and beverage industries. Before that, he served as CEO of AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. a leading supplier of value-added protein and handheld convenience products to the foodservice, school, retail, club, vending and convenience store markets. Earlier in his career, he was President of Pinnacle Foods and held key positions at ICG Commerce, Campbell Sales Company, Nabisco, Reckitt & Colman and Procter & Gamble.