Food In Canada

Lactalis appoints new marketing VP for foodservice

By Food in Canada Staff   

Business Operations Dairy Lactalis

Lactalis Canada appoints Andrew Davis to the position of vice-president, marketing, of its Foodservice and Ingredients & Export Division. Davis will be responsible for leading the marketing strategy and team to drive awareness, penetration and brand equity for his division.

“Lactalis Canada’s Foodservice and Ingredients and Export division plays an important role in delivering a wide range of dairy solutions for the foodservice and B2B industry,” said Iven Zanardo, general manager, Foodservice and Ingredients & Export, Lactalis Canada. “I am confident with Andrew’s experience and leadership, we will continue to expand and strengthen our footprint within this important sector.”

“I am thrilled to join Lactalis Canada’s award-winning foodservice team and be a part of this exciting side of the business, which is, now more than ever, continually transforming, innovating and growing to meet consumer and customer needs,” said Davis.

Davis joins Lactalis Canada with over 20 years of CPG experience from Campbell’s and General Mills Canada General. He began his career in R&D and moved into the marketing function where he held progressively senior leadership roles including vice-president, marketing, for the Yogurt Business Unit and most recently vice-president of marketing for the total General Mills Canada business. In addition to his general management and marketing experience, Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in food science and technology from the University of Guelph and has an MBA in marketing from the Schulich School of Business (York University).

Andrew replaces Steve Hutchinson who will retire on July 31, 2023.

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