Buyer in the Global Supply Chain — Ocean Spray Cranberries
Christopher Morgan is a Buyer in the Global Supply Chain for Ocean Spray Cranberries. Working with the company for a year, his team is responsible for all of the purchasing of ingredients, packaging, and capital for the Grower-Owner Cooperative. As a member of a four-person sub-group managing packaging, Chris is responsible for the procurement and management of closures (single and multi-serve), flexible films, and miscellaneous packaging supporting the global marketplace. In addition to sourcing and supporting innovation projects, he is responsible for managing relationships with business partners to increase production efficiencies, minimize risk, and deliver quality products at a competitive rate. Chris was recently selected as a delegate to represent Ocean Spray at the Forbes annual Under 30 Global Summit.
Prior to Ocean Spray, Chris was a full-time student-athlete and a member of the Men’s Basketball team at the College of the Holy Cross. Outside of his studies, Chris was active within his on-campus community, serving on the Community Standards Board, leadership in Working For Worcester, serving as a program assistant for the Odyssey Orientation program (for ALANA & International Students), and giving back as a mentor for first-year students.
Chris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Graduating as a Presidential Award Scholar for his community service and giving back to the Greater Worcester community, Chris is still active as a young professional. He is currently active in the alumni community and most recently served as a speaker on the first Mental Health Awareness in Student Athletes panel at the college to raise awareness of mental health with Student-Athletes. In addition, Chris is currently active in his new community as a volunteer coach at King Philip High School and is working with (and fundraising for) the Special Olympics.