President and CEO of BPI Sports, Jennifer Hughey, was brought on in 2017 to help take this fast-growing company to the next level. Jennifer brings with her a 20+ year track record of successfully building teams, driving cost savings, improving efficiencies and providing the leadership necessary to support top and bottom line growth in CPG companies both large and small. She has been in the sports nutrition industry since 2010 when she started at Glanbia Performance Nutrition, formerly Optimum Nutrition. During her time there she held many different roles including Interim COO and SVP Supply Chain. Formerly the Chief Supply Chain Officer for Bauer Hockey, she was instrumental in marketing and selling the company to PE out of bankruptcy. Prior to Glanbia Jennifer’s first position in operations was as VP of Supply Chain at Electrolux Floorcare. She was there for 7 years establishing best in class supply chain team and helping turn that company around and position it for success in the global floor care market. Prior to Electrolux Jennifer started her career at Quaker Oats Corporation in their corporate finance team and then proceeded to spend the next 10 years of her career holding many different accounting/finance positions such as controller in other CPG companies including Whirlpool and Illinova Energy Partners before making the move to operations.
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and her Executive MBA from the University of Notre Dame. As the current leader of BPI Sports, she has made an immediate impact growing the business under her leadership. With a true understanding of the retailers, industry, and market as a whole, Jennifer has provided BPI Sports with the competitive edge that has them positioned to truly embody their tagline in the coming years. Simply put, BPI Sports will be better and stronger with Jennifer at the helm. To stay active she likes to take Barre classes, play golf, snowboard and walk her dog, Julia.