Pavlos Fragkopoulos is currently leading the strategic framework for Sourcing Quality (Raw & Packaging Materials, External Manufacturing, Licensing, Premia, Quality in Distribution & Market Units) as Corporate Quality Director Sourcing for MARS Incorporated. During his professional journey Pavlos has lived and worked in 6 countries and two states of the US.
Pavlos has been with Mars for 9.5 years and during this time he led the implementation of a number of strategic programs across Mars Drinks, Symbioscience, Mars Wrigley and Corporate . He started his Mars career leading the factory Quality team for Mars Drinks in the UK. Next, he became the Global Quality Technologist for Drinks where he led the implementation of the Quality Management Program for Business Unit and global market units. Then as Mars Drinks North America Q&FS and Product Assurance Manager in Philadelphia, he led the regional factory, market unit and regional laboratories. After Mars Drinks, Pavlos moved to the Mars Wrigley Global Quality team in Chicago where he led the creation of the strategy to integrate the newly created MARS Wrigley segment consisted of Wrigley and MARS Chocolate. Later as Mars Wrigley Head of Audits, he led the Technical Audit program including the pioneering work of remote auditing and continued the standardization of the business. Pavlos has been a member of a number of MARS leadership teams and food industry forums.
Pavlos is a Food Technologist and holds a MSc in Food Quality Management from Wageningen University.