Vice President at Produce Marketing Association PMA, USA
With more than 35 years of senior management experience in logistics and supply chain management, Ed Treacy has spent the last 9 of those years as PMA’s expert in developing supply chain practices to lead the produce and floral industries forward. He currently leads PMA’s efforts to inspire the industry to implement sustainable business practices.
A citizen of Canada, the U.S. and Ireland, Treacy has spent his career working with major Canadian retail chains, including Loblaw Companies Ltd., Shoppers Drug Mart, and Sobeys Inc. In the latter, he was the Senior Vice President of Logistics and Engineering.
Treacy monitors and forecasts trends related to supply chain efficiencies and sustainability, designs related products, services and educational events for PMA members. He serves as staff lead to the industry-wide Produce Traceability Initiative and leads all data and standards initiatives for PMA.
He is a board member of the International Federation for Produce Standards, a member of the coordinating council for the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC), a member of the Global Food Traceability Center Advisory Council, and an advisor to the IBM Food Trust network.
Treacy has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Toronto, and Professional Engineer and Professional Logistician designations.