Judi Lazaro


Sr. Category Director, Food Safety, Global Sales


AIB International

Presentation Description:

Future crises warrant proactive and elevated preparation by pet food businesses — Judi Lazaro, senior category director, food safety, global sales, AIB International, discusses the importance of proactive and elevated critical planning to prepare for current and future pandemic events. A lack of preparation left many in the pet food industry ill-prepared to address and mitigate the impact of a global pandemic on business operations. From this session,you will learn the steps necessary to proactively prepare for the future and recognize the broad disruptions created by the pandemic. This preparation can help businesses deliver significant social impacts, while resulting in decreased risk and bottom-line resiliency.


Lazaro joined AIB International in 1990 and has held various roles, including food safety inspector and head of audit services North America. She is now the senior category director, food safety, global sales. After graduating from the University of Houston, Lazaro served in the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer and then joined the fast-paced food industry with Frito Lay Inc. She is passionate about the food industry and food safety, offering solutions to your complicated issues.