As a Spearhead Advisory Board Member, Chris will continue to focus on leading our Procurement methodologies and disciplines, both domestically and globally. One of Chris’s additional focuses in this new role will be to also review Spearhead’s expansion into more primary packaging, including such areas as glass bottles.
“Chris has been an incredible asset to The Spearhead Group from the first moment he agreed to join as a Procurement Advisor. Chris’s never-ending energy, collaborative approach, and entrepreneurial spirit make him a real joy to work with. Now, as Spearhead continues to grow, we could not think of a better candidate to sit on our Advisory Board to help guide us all into the future.” – Heather Fritzsche, CEO /Co-Founder of The Spearhead Group, Inc.
Chris Kegan is a Global Strategic Procurement Executive with over 26 years of expertise in transforming organizations to bring greater value via strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, and risk management. With over 11 years in various procurement roles at Diageo and over 4 years at Beam Suntory, Chris has demonstrated strengths in driving innovative thinking in a collaborative, entrepreneurial type atmosphere. Chris is recognized as an adaptive change agent with a proven track record of transforming business performance with his results-oriented & inspirational leadership. Throughout his career, Chris has driven collaborative new product development by leveraging the supplier base, developing core processes and driving continuous improvement with his expertise in glass bottles and primary packaging.
About Spearhead’s Advisory Board
From the inception of The Spearhead Group, the two founders recognized the value of building a strong and highly experienced team. This is demonstrated in everything that they do and everyone they interact with, from the assembly of their Spearhead Pioneer Program to technical advisors, outside counsel, accounting firms, bankers and yes, an Advisory Board.
“One person alone cannot have the amount of skill and experience we need to take on our vision to create and expand the market for Physical Brand Enhancement™. Spearhead was born out of an entrepreneurial spirit, and it is that spirit that needs a team of experienced and innovative experts to grow. We cannot be prouder of the team we have assembled for our Advisory Board.” – Robert Catalano, President/Co-Founder of The Spearhead Group
Chris Kegan will be joining the ranks of the following Advisory Board Members;
- Dr. Shekhar Metra, PH.D. – Innovation Strategy
- Thomas Harney – QA and Compliance
- Bill Mickel – Business Development
- Natale Bauducco – European Pioneer Development
With more than 45 years of collective experience designing and delivering memorable Physical Brand Enhancements that make a lasting impact, we understand the importance of a customer’s connection to a particular brand.
Companies choose The Spearhead Group because they know we are invested in all aspects of the process. We bring a unique and personable approach to each and every brand we represent and work towards ensuring ROI on PBE activities.