DALLAS — Fast changes in the food industry are creating the need for executives to obtain a more diverse range of skills, according to Tim McGuire, director, McKinsey & Co. “The traditional way to become a retail CEO was to rise through marketing/merchandising or operations,” he said during a presentation last week at the Food Marketing Institute's Future Connect conference here. “But going forward, senior executives need a broader set of experiences. They should do more lateral ...

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