Alistair Hirst | Joe Sandor
Alistair Hirst, VP of Global Procurement, Kellogg Company
Alistair Hirst has been senior vice president, Snacks Supply Chain, Kellogg Company since January 2008.
Alistair joined the company in 1984 as a food technologist at the Springs, South Africa plant.
While at the facility, he was promoted to quality assurance manager and production manager.
In 1993, Alistair
accepted an assignment at the company's Botany, Australia plant as production manager.
In 1994, he returned to South Africa when he was promoted to plant manager, and in 1997, he was named director of supply chain at the facility.
Mr. Hirst relocated to the Manchester, England facility in 2001 when promoted to director of procurement.
In 2004 he was named European Logistics director until his move to the USA in 2005 when he was promoted to vice president, global procurement, Kellogg Company.
Mr. Hirst received a bachelor's degree from Leeds University, England.