With 39+ years of industry experience, Denny joined the leadership team at Kimberly Clark in April 2015 as Vice President, Industry and Customer Collaboration where he is responsible for leading the company's efforts with business and industry initiatives in developing new business opportunities while building strategic retailer collaborative partnerships.
Most recently, Denny served as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Industry Collaboration with Hillshire Brands/Tyson Foods since July 2012.
Before joining Hillshire Brands, Denny served the industry as the Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs and Collaboration at the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA, based in Washington, DC where he was responsible for GMA's strategic industry collaboration platforms and key initiatives to best serve the Association's membership.
Prior to GMA, Denny was Vice President, Customer Development and Industry Affairs for Kraft Foods North America where he was responsible for Kraft's “First to the Table” integrated focus on customer collaboration and overall industry business relationships. In addition, Denny led Kraft's engagement with a broad range of corporate-wide strategic initiatives that included areas of focus on customer marketing programs and innovation development, supporting the overall business strategy for C-suite business interactions with Kraft Foods' top customers. In addition, Denny served for 10 years as the Executive Director and Tournament Chairman of Kraft Nabisco LPGA Championship and led Kraft's overall industry association along with media and trade publication affiliations.