Restaurants Canada appoints Supply Chain Canada CEO as new leader

Restaurants Canada has announced that it has appointed former Supply Chain Canada President and CEO Christian Buhagiar in the same roles. The not-for-profit foodservice association, which represents over 30,000 restaurant operators, foodservice chains, and suppliers across Canada, had been led in recent months by Interim President and CEO Roy Little, who is retiring. Little will […]

Kraft Heinz creates new North America strategy role, other CPGs make key hires

Kraft Heinz has created a new role, chief strategy and transformation officer, and has hired Dafne Hefner in the position. Hefner will lead strategic planning, processes, and digital capabilities for Kraft Heinz in Canada and the U.S., reporting directly to Carlos Abrams-Rivera, EVP and president, North America. Hefner’s appointment follows the company’s recent decision to combine […]

McDonald’s Canada appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

McDonald’s Canada has announced that Alyssa Buetikofer has joined the Canadian Executive Team as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Buetikofer joins the Canadian business after nearly 15 years working with the brand in key U.S. and global marketing leadership roles She brings significant expertise across strategy, creative, branding, analytics, and traditional and digital […]