Nancy W. QuanChief Technical Officer
Nancy Quan is the Chief Technical Officer for The
Quan and her team’s responsibilities include partnering with the businesses to create, drive and execute an impactful innovation and growth agenda; commercializing successful solutions throughout the supply chain; ensuring effective, forward-looking governance and stewardship; and protecting the business with strategic scientific and regulatory solutions and strong advocacy.
Prior to this role, Quan held the role of Global R&D Officer for The Coca Cola Company, where she was responsible for setting the global R&D vision, strategy and priorities. Quan’s responsibilities also included leading the Corporate Research and Engineering functions and overseeing the External Technology Acquisition (ETA) function, through which
Quan has extensive experience leading R&D and innovation organizations around the world. Prior to joining
Quan’s career has been global and multi-cultural in nature, as she has built strong teams across a range of countries and cultures, including the U.S., the U.K., The Netherlands, Belgium, China, Japan, India and Australia.
Quan is a graduate of Purdue University. She previously served as co-chair of the
She serves on the Industry Affiliates Advisory Board for the University of California, Davis, MBA Program, Food & Ag Sector; is on the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Executive Committee for the Grocery Manufacturers Association; the (R)Tech Advisory Council for the Retail Industry Leaders Association; and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Liberty Mutual Group, the parent company of Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.