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Former Unilever Executive Art Drogue Joins TABS Analytics Board of Directors

Drogue Offers Significant Tier 1 CPG Experience as TABS Continues Strategic Evolution

Shelton, Conn. – July 22, 2019TABS Analytics today announced that Arthur (Art) B. Drogue, who held executive roles at Unilever, Best Foods, Nabisco and other major Consumer Packaged Goods companies, has joined TABS’s board of directors.“We are pleased to welcome Art to the TABS board,” said Kurt Jetta, executive chairman and founder of TABS Analytics. “Art’s background, experience and knowledge fits well as we continue to grow and take the next steps with a focus on governance and planning.”

Drogue has served as chairman of the SPAR Group since 2013, also holding roles as chairman of the Governance Committee, lead director, and member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Before joining SPAR, Drogue held several senior roles at Unilever. Most recently he was senior vice president of Sales and Customer Development for the America’s, and prior to that, he led Unilever’s U.S. Sales and Customer Development organization through eight years of outstanding growth and earnings success while merging six separate companies into one of the U.S’s preeminent Consumer Packaged Goods companies, with an annual sales over $12 billion. His previous professional experience includes senior management positions at Best Foods, Nabisco, Northeastern Organization (NEO) and General Mills.

“I have known Kurt and worked with TABS Analytics for several years, and I understand the value that the firm can deliver to CPG companies,” said Drogue. “In fact, TABS was a key element in the successful launch of our Customer Insight and Innovation Center when I was at Unilever. I look forward to working with the TABS Board and management to strategically grow the brand, drive revenue and profitability, and deliver on the company’s vision.”

Drogue also has held positions on several corporate and industry boards, including GS1 U.S., Apollo Foods, Demers Foods and Ruiz Foods. He served as an operating partner at Raptor Consumer Fund, and is a founding partner in The Resource Team, a consulting practice focused on the CPG industry. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Stetson University and completed an Executive Management Program at Cornell University.


About TABS Analytics
Operating since 1998, TABS Analytics, based in Shelton, Conn., is a technology-enabled analytics firm whose mission is to simplify and improve the way analytics are conducted in the consumer products industry. TABS offers cloud-based software analytics and applications solutions – including TABS Insight®, TABS Insight Connect™ (formerly Pivotstream®), Hybrid® and TABS Total Insights™ - for CPG manufacturers that integrate, harmonize, and analyze sales and marketing data. Additional services include TABS WorldView™, a global business intelligence tool, and TABS Promo Insights™, a cloud-based software and consulting service that helps companies measure, plan and optimize trade spending. TABS also offers market research and shopper insights services through its division, Decision Insight, a leader in the space that uncovers shopper behaviors and motivations. Utilizing ShopperIQ® and Digital.IQ™, proprietary virtual platforms for brick & mortar and eCommerce, Decision Insight delivers effective strategies that win at retail.

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