John McDermott

Retired Director of Government & Industry Affairs, Bush Brothers & Company

Speaker, StoryConnect: The Conference

John McDermott has over 30 years within the consumer packaged goods industry. John has extensive experience in numerous disciplines, including sales, marketing, trade marketing and category management. He retired in 2020.

After 12 years with Scott Paper Company, John began his career with Bush Brothers & Company in the fall of 1995 as the Director of Business Development. In this role, he led the development and implementation of trade marketing and category management strategies. Following this role, in 1998 John assumed the role Director of Marketing, leading the company’s consumer and new product efforts for Bush’s Baked Beans, the leading brand of baked beans.