Dennis J. Belcastro is executive vice president, industry affairs and collaboration, at the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), where he is responsible for GMA’s strategic industry collaboration platforms and key initiatives serving the Association’s membership.
Previously, Mr. Belcastro was vice president, customer development and industry affairs, for Kraft Foods North America, where he was responsible for Kraft’s “First to the Table” integrated focus on customer collaboration and overall business relationships within the industry. He led Kraft’s engagement with industry initiatives and served as the executive director and tournament chairman of Kraft Nabisco Championship, a major tournament on the LPGA tour.
He has held sales and organizational leadership positions with Standard Brands, Nabisco and Kraft. He holds degrees from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University.