Griffith’s value system is the foundation of the company and they live it every day. They focus on recognizing the outstanding individuals who demonstrate their values while driving business forward. They’ve changed their management team’s profile to be accountable and proactive.
Jennifer Convery | President | Griffith Laboratories USA & Mexico
Jennifer Convery joined Griffith Laboratories in 1992. After a tenure as Vice-President of Sales and General Manager, Jennifer became President of Griffith Laboratories U.S.A. Inc. in 2008. In addition Jennifer has recently been appointed President of Griffith Mexico. In her position of leading two large Griffith business units, Jennifer has responsibilities for the effective and efficient management of all commercial and manufacturing operations. Jennifer brings to her position a strong and passionate commitment to understanding external and internal business drivers, assessing their impact, setting priorities and providing direction for the organization and employees. This has allowed Griffith to drive continuous improvements throughout all aspects of the business, implement critical processes to streamline execution of differentiating business activities and create value required to compete in the evolving marketplace. In addition to these impressive accomplishments, Jennifer has been an avid coach and mentor to many employees and business colleagues. Her innate ability to manage and develop talent has been a critical component to the success of the US business unit. In 2010 Jennifer became the driving force behind the development of a “High Performance Culture” at Griffith Laboratories. This initiative has allowed Griffith’s leaders and managers the opportunity to assess and improve their leadership styles to ultimately promote a corporate culture that is constructive, accountable, achieving and encouraging.
Prior to her career at Griffith, Jennifer has held sales management positions at Johnson & Johnson and General Mills. She has been a leading contributor to the food industry for over 20 years. Jennifer is a member of the WFF serving on many committees and most recently served as a WFF Board Member from 2005 – 2007. She was honored as the Emerging Leader in 2003.
Jennifer graduated from Brown University with bachelor degree in history. She was a nationally ranked squash player recognized as an “All American” athlete. She is also certified in Miller Heiman Strategic Selling and Conceptual Selling.
Jennifer is 50 years old. She is married to Kevin Convery and has three sons.