2017 Forum Speakers
As president and chief customer officer for DanoneWave, Doug Behrens is responsible for leading the company's strategic customer initiatives, while fostering the relationships and operating principles that help strengthen the sales team. Behrens has nearly 30 years of sales and sales management experience, developing strategic customer relationships, delivering on sales goals and demonstrating successful shopper and category management within the consumer packaged goods industry. He joined the company in April 2010 after spending 11 years at Johnson & Johnson, most recently as general manager of customer business development for the company’s global Walmart team. In that role, Behrens was responsible for leading a multibillion-dollar sales portfolio and supervising a cross-functional customer business development team of more than 100 people. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Behrens spent 10 years in a variety of sales positions with increasing responsibilities at Procter & Gamble. Behrens is a graduate of Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn.