John Church

Principal, John Church Advisory Services, LLC

John Church is the Founder and Principal of John Church Advisory Services, LLC. He provides consulting and advising services on operational effectiveness, business and digital transformation, M&A assessments, and executive coaching. A partial client list includes Kimberly Clark, Allina Health, and Chick-fil-A. He leads within the supply chain profession as a member of Gartner’s Executive Advisory Board and as a member of The Visibility Council, a C-suite group focused on leading digital transformation.

Church retired from General Mills, Inc. in 2022 as Chief Transformation and Business Services Officer after a 33-year career. Prior to this role, Church was Chief Supply Chain Officer for 13 years with global responsibility for procurement, logistics/planning, manufacturing, engineering, as well as human/food safety and ESG.

John is a Board Member of Allina Health. He is also an independent board member for EverAg, a software company focused on connecting and empowering partners in the food supply chain. He served as lead director of Cereal Partners Worldwide, and as lead director of the board of Yoplait, SA.