Former President Of Keurig, Innovation Practitioner And Full Engagement Business Leader
Michelle Stacy Bio
Michelle is a senior leader with the consistent ability to run and scale businesses. She has driven strong growth at Gillette, P&G, and Keurig by leveraging the combination of new product innovation, brand building, and overall excellence in marketing and sales execution.
Michelle is currently on the Board of Directors of iRobot Corp, Coravin, and Flex Pharma. Previous Board assignments include both Young Innovations, Inc. and Tervis Tumblers. She has served as an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab and as an advisor to several early-stage companies.
In her previous position, Michelle was President of Keurig, Inc., a $2 billion division of Keurig Green Mountain [NASDAQ: GMCR]. During her five-year tenure, Keurig became a well known brand and delivered a CAGR of 61% in net sales and 74% in operating income, propelling total GMCR sales from $493 million in revenue in 2008 to $4.3 billion revenue for FY 2013.
Prior to joining Keurig, Michelle had a successful 25-year career with Gillette including the Procter & Gamble acquisition of Gillette in 2005.
Michelle is currently on the Board of Directors of iRobot Corp, Tervis Tumbler Company and Young Innovations Inc.; a Director Advisor to The Cambridge Group (a AC Nielson Company); the Expert in Resident at the Harvard Innovation Lab and is a professional speaker on leadership, innovation and Women's Leadership.
In her previous position, Michelle was President of KEURIG, INC., a $2 billion division of Keurig Green Mountain [NASDAQ: GMCR], where she had full P&L leadership with direct reports in all functional areas, and directed marketing and operations of all products across all sales channels, including management of the business partnership network. During her five year tenure, Keurig's single serve coffee system grew from 2+ to 16+ Million installed households delivering a CAGR of 61% in net sales and 74% in operating income and propelling total GMCR sales from $493 million in revenue in 2008 to $4.3 Billion revenue for FY 2013. Her commitment to leadership, sustainability, and culture resulted in Keurig being elected to the top 10 places to work in Massachusetts two times.
Prior to joining Keurig, Michelle had a successful 25 year career with GILLETTE including the
PROCTER & GAMBLE acquisition of Gillette in 2005. In her last role at P&G, she was Vice President & General Manager Global Profession - Oral Care where she directed the Global Professional activities for the Crest and Oral-B brands, led 700 people in 70+ countries, oversaw $220MM in net sales, delivered over $20MM in cost reduction and integration efficiency, and created a highly efficient global organization structure. Her previous positions at Gillette included Vice President, Global Business Management-Oral-B, Profession and Kids Oral Care, leading the global management and development of the kids business and the B2B Professional business; and Vice President, Global Business Management - Manual Oral Care, overseeing global business planning focused on product development and international market expansion including the launch of Oral-B Pulsar.
Previous leadership roles at Gillette included Vice President, Global Business Management-Stationery Products Division at Parker & Waterman, providing global general management and new product innovation, and participating in the divestiture team negotiating the Rubbermaid acquisition in 2000; Vice President of Marketing, Grooming and Personal Care with net sales >$1.4 Billion, including the Launch of Gillette Mach3 in the USA.
Michelle started her career in product management at CLAIROL and RICHARDSON-VICKS.
She received her Masters in Management from J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, her B.S. from Dartmouth College.