Advisor Genius for Food Business
Laurence is an “Advisor genius for food businesses”, a supply chain specialist, operational expert and mentor/advisor with over 20 years of national and international experience in the Food and Beverage, Hospitality and Foodservice industries, and most recently Food & Beverage, technology & innovation Startups.
Laurence’s well-established executive career and skills were partially influenced by her work at Sodexo and Accor, as well as her current role as Managing Director at Procurly, LLC, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise that is also registered with WEConnect International.
She and her team focus on innovating and implementing strategic, ethical and sustainable partnerships and solutions that connect worldwide brands to local markets and local brands to global markets. Procurly’s recent client list includes Groupe Holder / Chateau Blanc (Bakery), Bon Appétech (the premiere US global conference on Good Food Innovation), Davigel (premium frozen food), Thomas Henry (premium tonic, bitter and lemonades).
Laurence’s global leadership and management experience have also allowed her to develop personal and professional skills, which make her a desirable mentor and resource for Startups, C-level executives, and audit firms. She is on the Board of Advisors for Copia, “the Uber of Food Recovery” – a Startup that allows businesses, hotels, and event organizers to donate their excess food to local community members with a streamlined process, actionable insights, tax benefits, and peace of mind.
Laurence is also on the Board of Directors of SNACK & Co, France. And a Mentor for various FoodTech Startups, with Techstars Connection, Food+City.
Most recently, she was recommended to The BoardList, a curated marketplace for business leaders to discover and connect highly qualified women across industries for open board positions.
Laurence is passionate about applying her creative solutions, global networks, and decades of experience to businesses and organizations with purposeful social and/or environmental missions!
Laurence’s energetic and creative personality combined with her extensive global networks, multidisciplinary and international experience, and mentoring and advising capabilities, make her a sought after resource with unmatched capabilities, for any business wishing to excel in today’s global economy.
Her ultimate goal “ is to empower the vision of companies, aligning local needs with global stakes – being Glocal!”