Lisa Knight

Lisa Knight - CGI Global - President and General Manager of Select Products and Flavors

Lisa is President and General Manager of Select Products and Flavors, LLC. She also provides origin development leadership to business pipeline and sourcing initiatives on the African continent including one of CBI’s most extensive value-chain expansions. Her role as liaison with US and international government aid organizations has developed her expertise in logistics, commodity trading, and trade financial risk.  Before joining CBI in 2005, she spent nine years in Project, Process, and Engineering Management roles with Quest International, Inc/Unilever.  Lisa’s strength in quality assurance and customer relationship management have been pivotal to her leadership contributions.

Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering with 1st class honors from Strathclyde University in Scotland. She broadened her capabilities by completing two-year business management program focused on strategy, marketing, finance, and information systems through Henley Management College in London. Additional professional development includes Hygienic Design training, Lean Manufacturing, and Accountability Leadership training. Lisa is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), the National Food Processors Association (NFPA), and the Flavors Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA).