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Senior Director, Global Flavor Solutions Strategy


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Senior Director, Global Flavor Solutions Strategy reporting to the VP, Corporate Strategy. This role will be based in either Hunt Valley, Maryland or Haddenham, England.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.



The Senior Director Global Flavor Solutions Strategy will be a key member of the Corporate Strategy Team helping contribute to the Global Flavor Solutions Strategy to identify and execute global strategic initiatives to support the enterprise roadmap. The position will lead prioritized global initiatives and work with regional business and cross functional teams to align prioritization and resource allocation to deliver global scale. In addition, it will also lead global workstreams to support the Flavor Solutions Strategy Council Agenda. The position will be responsible for Strategic analysis and insights related to competitive assessment, business and industry dynamics, market visits, consumer insight. The Senior Director will also be regularly report to the Management Committee updating on project and strategy progress.



  • Strategic Leadership and Business Planning for Global Flavor Solutions
  • Develop Global Strategic frameworks for aligned territories and ensure activation plans either from the regions or support functions advance the strategic direction
  • Lead global strategic projects working cross functionally and regionally to drive not only project delivery but also challenge current paradigms and drive new ways of working. Eg Global Branding, Technology Platforms,
  • Monitor and facilitate activation of the Flavor Solutions Strategic Roadmap through the Flavor Solutions Strategy Council, including building the monthly agenda and delivery against key metrics
  • Strategic analysis and insights related to competitive assessment, business and industry dynamics, market visits, consumer insight.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing /Economics/ Business Administration or other relevant field
  • At least 10 years commercial experience leading and managing significant Flavors portfolio (ideally with experience in a top 5 Flavor House)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex categories and markets and develop business building insights.
  • Strong influencing skills across different levels and ability to lead without formal authority
  • Strong business sense and bias for action coupled with strong strategic skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required for leadership and working with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment
  • Global mindset and cross-cultural competency
  • Strong organizational skills in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong consulting, innovation, and design thinking skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Teams



  • MBA




McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 




United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore