Gharry Eccles
Gharry Eccles
Vice President UK and Oceania
Cereal Partners Worldwide (Nestlé & General Mills)

CPW is a long-standing partnership between Nestlé and General Mills and the maker of Nestlé Breakfast Cereals. Gharry leads the business across a number of the largest markets and has more than 30 years’ experience of leading teams to deliver superior and sustainable results in the UK & across the world. In his current role as part of the global leadership team, Gharry has been responsible for developing its purpose to ‘Make Breakfast Better’ through its key pillars: better food, better lives and better planet. Prior to this, Gharry led teams as Global Personal Care & Home Care Director at PZ Cussons - a FTSE 250 PLC, and was CEO of Müller Dairy. In 2003 Gharry was also appointed as Managing Director of The Wrigley Company. Gharry has also served as a Board Member of the Dairy Council, the Regional Chair of Business in the Community and as Board Member of the Food & Drink Federation. He is currently the Chairman of Breakfast Cereals UK, the trade body for the breakfast cereals industry with members including Nestlé, Jordans, Dorset, Ryvita, Mornflake, Kellogg’s and Weetabix, and was responsible for helping launch its recent ‘Wake Up to Breakfast Cereal’ roadmap manifesto.

Gary will present and will join the panel: Reformulation and fortification: Looking beyond fat, salt and sugar.