Carrie Jones-Barber is the Chief Executive Officer of global bakery leader, Dawn Foods. Carrie uses her intimate knowledge of the bakery industry to help drive greater growth and success for Dawn, while ensuring the organization retains a strong focus on people, products and customers.
Carrie has been with Dawn for 30 years and since becoming CEO in 2006, has helped establish the company as a global leader in sweet bakery, operating in over 100 countries worldwide. Introducing global strategic planning processes and overseeing one of the company’s largest acquisitions to date in Europe, Carrie has built Dawn into a multi-billion dollar leader in the bakery industry.
Prior to her role as CEO, Carrie served as the President of Dawn International, where she was responsible for delivering unprecedented growth and profitability to the company’s international operations. Throughout her time at Dawn, Carrie has served in roles across Dawn’s sales, information technology, strategy and international business units.
A graduate of Western Michigan University (BA) and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University (MBA), Carrie serves on multiple business and charitable boards. She is also an active member of the Committee of 200, a membership organization including the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs and corporate innovators.