CPFR 2.0 – Featuring Elsy Ocejo – Vice President Supply Chain, ILLES Foods


Join Jorge Risquez for a group and series that welcomes visionary leaders who are leveraging cutting-edge technologies to get closer to consumers through collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment.

Jorge’s guest is Elsy Ocejo, vice president of supply chain at ILLES Foods.


About Elsy Ocejo
Elsy Ocejo is VP of Supply Chain at Illess Foods, a nearly 100-year-old, family-owned and run, food manufacturing company. As the first person to cover this role in the company’s history, Ocejo reports to ILLES Foods’ CEO Cristin Illes Kahale and is part of ILLES’ Executive Committee. She is a distinguished veteran of supply chain management, both in and outside of the food industry, with two decades of experience.

Elsy comes to ILLES Foods after most recently serving as Director of Supply Chain Strategy at Bimbo Bakeries USA, part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest bakery. During her seven years at Bimbo Bakeries, Ocejo was instrumental in the successful execution of transformation projects and responsible for managing a team focused on delivering operational excellence and process improvements across end-to-end global supply chain operations. Prior to Bimbo Bakeries, Ocejo held numerous logistics roles of increasing responsibility across different manufacturing industries, including industrial machinery, boats and appliances, both in the US and in her home country, Mexico.

In her new role at ILLES Foods, Ocejo will further develop and strengthen the company’s customer-oriented supply chain, while coordinating all supply chain initiatives with sales and marketing, FSQA, Operations, and Product Development. She will also lead the planning, implementation, and integration of supply chain processes, fostering a continuous improvement culture.


About Jorge Risquez
An expert in global supply chains, Jorge began his career at Deloitte Consulting, where he spent 10+ years in the supply chain practice, playing a crucial role in helping Fortune 500 companies such as Tyson Foods navigate their supply chain and inventory problems during major crises, including COVID-19.

As Co-Founder & CEO of bops, Jorge leads with a growth mindset, leveraging his technical acumen and an extensive track record of using technology to solve supply chain problems.


Series Sponsors
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