Director of Procurement
Gary French joined Skidmore in 2013, and has been in the food and pharmaceuticals industries since 1985. He is responsible for procurement strategy and supplier relationship management for Skidmore Sales, Essex Grain, and Processor’s Choice.
Gary worked for Rich Products and Heinz, prior to Skidmore. He has extensive knowledge in procurement and supplier relationship management, as well as a thorough understanding of agricultural commodity contracting and risk management. Gary enthusiastically brings value to customers through best practices and excellent supplier relationships.
Gary is a graduate of Southeast Missouri University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. He is a sports fan who enjoys spending as much time as possible with his two kids and snow skiing.