Pamela Bailey, president and CEO of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), has been named the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s (GMA) new president and CEO.
She will assumer her role in January and succeeds GMA interim president and CEO C, Manly Molpus.
Douglas Conant, chairman of the GMA board, said: “In these trying economic times, GMA’s leadership is critical to the continued success of the food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry.
“Pam’s extensive experience in government service, bipartisan approach to public policy, success as a trade association leader and her strong credentials in the consumer packaged goods industry made her an obvious choice to position GMA to meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”
Bailey has served as president and CEO of PCPC since 2005, where she enacted the industry’s first-ever Consumer Commitment Code and enhanced the association’s advocacy and communications capabilities.