Yone Dewberry is the SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Land O’Lakes, Inc. In this role, Yone has responsibility for all elements of supply chain operations, including strategy, talent management, manufacturing, engineering, supply and demand planning, transportation, warehousing, quality, analytics, and procurement. Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Procurement. He has brought tremendous value in changing Land O’Lakes distribution models, accelerating service collaboration, redefining transportation strategy and positioning in the art of innovation.
Yone joined Land O’Lakes in 2008 as Director of Dairy Planning. He is a highly-regarded strategist and developer of talent with a broad background that includes more than 12 years working as a supply chain consultant with a variety of global companies, including BDP International and KPMG, and 15 years with consumer products and chemical companies, such as Kraft Foods, Corning Glass and ARCO. Earlier in his career, Yone was in direct leadership positions for Kraft plants, including Entenmann’s Bakery.
He has held numerous volunteer and non-profit board positions, including a member of the Board of Directors for Delaware Special Olympics from 1988 to 1993, as their president in 1992 and 1993, as a member on the Delaware State Council on Housing from 1989 to 1994, as their Chairman in 1993 and 1994, and as a Sunday School teacher at Columbus Baptist Church from 2003-2005. He was recently named as one of the 300 most influential African-American corporate executives by Black Enterprise Magazine.
Yone earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and MBA from Lehigh University. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.