Stephens joins Market6 from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPGS) where he led DPSG’s Kroger account team since 2011 and oversaw all aspects of sales, business development and strategic account planning. During his time at DPSG, Stephens’ team achieved multiple national account awards and the business experienced record revenue, profit and share growth.
Stephens will lead Market6’s close relationships with several business areas within Kroger and with the grocer’s suppliers in order to continue to improve collaboration strategy and execution, and drive further improvements to business results.
“Jerry brings great experience and knowledge in the overall grocery and supplier business models and joint collaboration process. He will assist our continued enhancement of new solutions to help our customers optimize their business plans and execution,” said Jim Kelly, CEO of Market6.
With a career spanning 15 years in the consumer goods industry, Stephens has worked for some of the most successful consumer goods companies in the world in senior business development and account management positions, including MillerCoors, The Clorox Co. and Procter & Gamble.
Market6 provides strategic collaborative planning and execution applications with advanced analytics built-in to guide retailers and CPG companies to smarter, faster, more proactive operational decisions and actions every day. Purpose-built to improve performance, Market6 says it delivers a simple packaged solution, allowing teams to quickly and easily know exactly what’s happening with their business in real time and how best to respond.