LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
IN THE FTC WORKSHOP
ON SLOTTING ALLOWANCES
Bloch, Ronald. Counsel at McDermott Will & Emery, and formerly head of the food group at the Federal Trade Commission.
Campbell, Jay. Chief operating officer, Associated Grocers of Baton Rouge, an independent grocery wholesaler.
Carver, Karen. Chief operating officer, Elan Natural Waters, a Georgia-based producer of bottled water.
de la Cruz, Peter. Partner in the Washington firm of Keller and Heckman, and author of articles on distribution and buyer power.
Doppes, Gus. Chief operating officer, California Scents, a manufacturer of home and automotive air fresheners.
Denbaly, Mark. Chief, Food Markets section, Economic Research Service, Department of Agriculture.
Eagan, John. Vice President, Food & Sundries, at Costco.
Gidley, J. Mark. Partner, Washington office of White & Case, and formerly Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs at the Antitrust Division.
Gundlach, Greg. Department of Marketing, College of Business Administration, University of Notre Dame, and author of empirical works on slotting allowances.
Hannah, Scott C. Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Valley Foods, a producer of frozen potato and vegetable products.
Houk, Robert. Vice-President for Strategic Planning at CoAMS, a Chicago-based firm that manages and consults on co-op, rebate, and other trade support programs.
MacAvoy, Christopher. Partner in the Washington law firm of Howrey Simon Arnold & White, with a practice focusing on mergers and antitrust counseling.
McMahon, Jack. President and CEO Gallant Greeting Corp., a publisher of greeting cards and seasonal cards.
Mills, Pamela. A producer of tortillas, appearing here as a representative of the Tortilla Industry Association.
Nickila, David. President of Portland French Bakery, a maker of specialty breads.
Pyle, Nicholas. Washington representative of the Independent Bakers Association, a trade group of regional bakeries.
Rao, Akshay. Associate Professor of Marketing and Director of the Doctoral Program, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.
Reynolds, Robert. Principal of the consulting firm of Reynolds Associates, and former Director of Planning at Safeway.
Savrin, Daniel. Partner at the Boston firm of Bingham Dana, and author of a recent article on the European Kesko/Tuko merger.
Schmidt, Jeffrey. Partner in the Washington office of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro. His practice focuses on antitrust issues, and he is counsel to the Grocery Manufacturers of America.
Scher, Irving. Partner in Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and former Chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law.
Shaffer, Greg. Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, and author of articles on slotting allowances.
Silberman, Alan. Partner in Chicago office of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, and former chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law.
Skitol, Robert. Partner in the Washington office of Drinker Biddle & Reath, and head of the firm’s Antitrust Practice Group.
Steinberg, Irwin. Chief operating officer of the Tortilla Industry Association, one of the trade groups that has petitioned for guidelines on slotting allowances.
Steiner, Robert. Washington-based consultant and former president of the toy firm Kenner Products Co.
Stenzel, Thomas. President, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, a trade group representing suppliers of produce.
Steuer, Richard. Partner in the New York office of Kay Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler, and a specialist in antitrust litigation.
Steven, C. Salop. Professor of Ecconomics & Law, Georgetwon University Law Center.
Sullivan, Mary. Economist at the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department, and previously on the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.
Sussman, Donald. Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Management, at Ahold USA.
Tada, Pierre. CEO, Limoneira Company, a grower, packer, and shipper of citrus fruit in Southern California.
Thomas, Victor. Head of the Supplier Diversity and Ethnic Merchandising section of Stop & Shop Supermarket Company.
Ukrop, Robert. President and CEO, Ukrop’s Super Markets, a Richmond-area chain of retail stores.
Warren-Boulton, Richard. Economist and principal in the Washington office of the consulting firm of MiCRA.
Weber, Winston. Principal in the consulting firm of Winston Weber & Associates, and an author specializing in category management issues.
Weitz, Barton. Chair, Marketing Department, College of Business Administration, University of Florida.
Whinston, Michael. Professor of economics, Northwestern University, and author of articles on vertical restraints and exclusionary practices.