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 […]

Employee turnover: Not necessarily a bad thing

By David Hopkins One of our first clients at The Fifteen Group originally contacted us as they were having challenges with making strong profits on strong sales. As we quickly discovered, this was in large part because of difficulty in controlling labour costs. It wasn’t because they weren’t good at managing labour efficiency; it was […]