Pierre Clements – Senior Director, Global National Accounts – Food and Beverage Sector W.W. Grainger

Pierre Clements - Profile PicPierre currently serves as Senior Director, Global National Accounts Food and Beverage Sector for W.W. Grainger, North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products. He is also an Advisory Partner with Inside Group International a Business Solutions Firm.

Moreover, Pierre was formerly Vice-President, Sales for The Coca-Cola Company (14 years) where he was instrumental in leading a cross-functional business team, managing a P&L of over $300MM, driving business development, sales and marketing strategies. Through his leadership and tenure, revenue goals were consistently met and exceeded. Prior to working with the Coca-Cola Company, Pierre held a variety of strategic leadership roles with Kraft Foods Inc. for 10 years.

Pierre earned a BBA from Georgia College and an Executive MBA from Mercer University with a Concentration in International Business.

Pierre is an active member of the 100 Black Men Organization (Atlanta Chapter), Chairman Georgia College and State University Foundation Board of Trustees 2015-2017, Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Member Stockbridge-Jonesboro Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., K-100 Member Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation and an active member of Higher Living Christian Church with their Athletic and Youth Ministry Programs.

Pierre has received multiple business achievement and community awards over the past 25 years to include Customer Strategic Partner of the Year, Sales Achievement Growth Two Fortune 500 Companies, Community Leadership Impact Award, 125 Most Influential Graduates Georgia College and State University. He has been featured in articles to include Georgia College School of Business, Georgia College Magazine, 100 Black Men Publication, Business Week Magazine, Leadership Residue 2015 and the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Pierre currently resides in the Atlanta Area, married 22 years (wife LaKeshia) and has 2 sons Ernest (18) and Joshua (16).