Kathryn Fenner, Principal, has over 20 years of experience in the Food Industry, including experience in Foodservice, Vend, Convenience and Drug Channels.
Kathryn recently rejoined the Technomic team. She was previously employed as an Associate in the practice from 1998-2003, where she conducted numerous proprietary and multi-client studies across all away from home channels, including market sizing, market trend evaluation and competitive assessments/benchmarking.
Kathryn spent the last 13 years on the manufacturer side of the industry, working for Kellogg’s Specialty Channels in a variety of roles including Portfolio/Brand Marketing, Customer Marketing and Innovation. Most recently she served as the Director of the Frozen Business Unit at Kellogg’s Specialty Channels, where she directed all aspects of the Eggo, Morningstar Farms, and Gardenburger brands within foodservice and convenience, including Strategic Planning, Pricing, Portfolio Management and Rationalization, and Promotional and Innovation planning and execution. Early in her career Kathryn also gained knowledge and experience in foodservice sales at Kraft North American Foodservice.
Kathryn has been a presenter at several industry events and conferences, including the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Forecast and Outlook and Foodservice Fundamentals events, Winsight’s Outlook Leadership Conference, and Technomic’s Foodservice and Consumer Insights Planning Programs.
Kathryn holds a Masters of Business Administration from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, with a concentration in Marketing, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison for Communications with a concentration in Rhetoric and Public Address.