Lilly A.

President | Food & Beverages & Consumer Packaged Good (CPG) | Former Coca-Cola, Danone, Unilever

United States of America

30 years of global experience as a senior executive in consumer packaged goods (CPG) and ingredient companies with deep technical expertise in innovation & IP strategy. I also bring global business/ma...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



Global Food and Beverage Technology Associates, LLC
4 years
Current position
Jul 2018 - Present
By leveraging her 30+ years global experience and her broad professional network, Lilly helps companies to grow business in new region and new product expansion by providing consultatio...see more

SVP Global R&D

Tate & Lyle
1 year
Mar 2017 - May 2018
At Tate & Lyle, we make food extraordinary by the extraordinary people using the extraordinary ingredients. Lilly leads the global R&D team of Tate & Lyle to build an innovation pipelin...see more

VP, Chief R&D and Quality Assurance Officer

CHIC Group 熙可集团
2 years
Jun 2015 - Feb 2017
Lilly returned to China, her birth place to start a new chapter in her career. She was leading the Research & Develop and Quality Assurance Functions in the Chic Group based in Shanghai...see more

Zone Director, Strategic Initiatives

Dannon US
1 year
Apr 2014 - Apr 2015
Lilly moved to Dannon US in White Plains NY, USA in May 2014 to lead several important global strategic initiatives and key brands such as Activia and Light N Fit brands in North Americ...see more

VP R&D, Danone Dairy, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Southern Africa

2 years
Dec 2011 - Apr 2014
Lilly joined Danone on January 1st, 2012 and moved to Singapore from Thailand. She led the Danone Dairy R&D teams in 12 countries across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Southern Africa. T...see more

Technical Management Director, SE Asia

Unilever Thai Services Limited
2 years
Oct 2009 - Nov 2011
Lilly moved to Bangkok, Thailand in January 2010 and started her new and exciting career with Unilever as TM Director, SE Asia. She is responsible for the execution of technical innovat...see more

R&D Director, Greater China

Campbell Soup Company
2 years
Dec 2007 - Sep 2009
Established and led R&D/Quality functions in organization, process, product pipeline and key projects in Greater China for the Campbell Soup Company.

Sr. Innovation Leader

The Coca-Cola Company
1 year
Aug 2006 - Nov 2007
Lead global innovation projects of sparking and still beverage technologies.

Manager, Functional Ingredient

The Coca-Cola Company
2 years
May 2004 - Jul 2006
• Identified and demonstrated prototype applications for new technology against business needs • Led transformational innovation processes and projects via cross functional project te...see more

Sr. Scientist & Scientist & Associate Scientist

The Coca-Cola Company
15 years
Sep 1989 - Apr 2004
Led global process innovation for beverage base manufacturing Beverage ingredient research and development

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Business Strategy
  • Product Innovation
  • Brand Strategy
  • Global R&D