About the Speaker

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Anne-Marie DeLorenzo


Anne-Marie DeLorenzo serves as Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Peanuts for Mars Wrigley. In this role, Anne-Marie has responsibility for sourcing Peanuts from the US, Argentina, Brazil and Nicaragua for use globally. Anne-Marie’s responsibilities include driving the initiatives that will ensure long term viability of Mars brands.
In her 33+ years with Mars, Inc., Anne-Marie has held a variety of positions within Procurement including responsibility for Dairy, Sugar, Cereal Grains, Fruits, Flavors, Colors and sales support.
Anne-Marie has been recognized as Mars’ Sustainability Champion in 2013, received Regional Make the Difference awards in 2011, 2013 and 2018 and the Global Make A Difference in 2019 - one of the highest honors bestowed on a Mars Associate. The award recognizes outstanding individual or team contributions of living Mars’ Five Principles. In 2017, Anne-Marie won the Global Procurement Leaders Award for External Collaboration.
Anne-Marie resides in Wilmington, North Carolina and has two daughters, Joanne & Jessica and three beautiful grandchildren, Elliott, Gray and Lila. Anne-Marie is very involved in community service working in area soup kitchens, helping woman in need, fund raising chairwoman of Habitat for Humanity and Big Sister & Brothers.