Chief Supply Chain Officer
Lloyd Sapra, Chief Supply Chain Officer, has more than 28 years of diverse background at Edlong, where he has successfully maximized customer value and helped Edlong achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. Lloyd is proven and accomplished leader, specializing in supply chain, regulatory, manufacturing, food safety and quality, international business development, global operations and logistics, IT and R&D in the food flavor industry.
He leads Edlong’s operational excellence and participates on many cross-functional teams, helping the organization achieve process improvements. Lloyd is an active member of the Flavor Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
What three words best describe you?
Maximizer, arranger, activator.
What was your first job?
K.T. Chemicals in India. I worked as a Quality Control Chemist. That was the worst job ever due to the extremely hazardous environment!
If you could give your “teenage self” some advice, what would it be?
Focus on your studies and invest financially to gain in the future.
Name an item on your bucket list that you still need to accomplish.
Extensively travel around the world with my lovely wife.
Whose legacy has made an impact on you?
My elder brother. His work ethic and desire to “reach higher” have impacted how I approach my work on a daily basis.
What is one “fun fact” not many people know about you?
When I go to India, I enjoy my time with the “less fortunate.” They share lots of laughter and love, unconditionally.