Maple Leaf Foods has appointed Casey Richards Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Innovation.
In the role Casey will be responsible the marketing efforts for Maple Leaf’s family of brands and will lead the company’s innovation efforts, while continuing to oversee the pastry business. He will also join the Maple Leaf Foods Senior Leadership Team.
Before the promotion he was Vice-President and General Manager – Pastry, a role he assumed in 2017 when he first joined the company.
Prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Casey was Brand Director, Marie Callender’s at ConAgra. He has also held key management roles working on iconic brands at General Mills and Nestle, including Cheerios, Totino’s, and Green Giant.