Food In Canada

Lactalis Canada appoints Tom Szostok as senior sales VP

By Food in Canada Staff   

Business Operations Dairy Editor pick Lactalis Canada

Lactalis Canada hires Tom Szostok as senior sales vice-president. Szostok will lead Lactalis Canada’s commercial sales function with complete oversight of both the Customer Accounts and Customer Strategy and Development (Revenue Growth Management, Ecommerce and Shopper Marketing, Sales Operations and Business Development) teams.

“At Lactalis Canada, we are committed to being the easiest dairy company to do business with and that starts with our valued customers,” said Mark Taylor, president and CEO, Lactalis Canada. “We welcome Tom’s seasoned leadership and impressive track record as we build stronger business relationships and strategic alignment with our retail customers to create focused, win-win outcomes that deliver on our respective long-term objectives.”

“I’m excited to be joining Lactalis Canada, a company that has not only achieved remarkable growth, but is now one of the largest branded CPG manufacturers in Canada,” said Szostok. “I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success by further enhancing Lactalis Canada’s sales strategies and ensuring that our customers and Canadian consumers remain at the forefront of every decision we make.”

With over 25 years of CPG experience, Szostok was most recently at Sabra Dipping Company as EVP of sales, North America. Prior to this, he held multiple senior sales management roles with Campbell Company of Canada, McCain Foods Canada and General Mills Canada. Szostok has served in an advisory capacity on various industry committees including FMI – The Food Industry Association, Food & Consumer Products of Canada and Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers.


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