With a career spanning three decades, Raymond Silcock brings a wealth of food and beverage industry experience to ACG. Currently, Ray serves as Chief Financial Officer of Diamond Foods, a snack food company which owns brands including Kettle Brand® Chips, Emerald® snack nuts, Pop Secret® popcorn, and Diamond of California® nuts. Previously, Ray was Chief Financial Officer of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company.
Earlier in his career Ray was Chief Financial Officer of Cott Corporation for seven years, where he was instrumental in driving the restructuring and turnaround of that business. Ray began his career with Campbell Soup Company in 1979 and spent the next eighteen years advancing through financial management roles, culminating in his promotion to Vice President, Finance for the Bakery and Confectionery Division.
Ray is a member of the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Foods Corporation. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Cost & Management Accountants (UK).