Sun Pac Foods Ltd. Appoints Colin D. Walker Vice President of International Business Development

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Sun Pac Foods Limited ("Sun Pac") is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin D. Walker as the Company's Vice President of International Business Development, effective immediately.

In this key executive role, Mr. Walker will have broad responsibility for identifying and leveraging international opportunities that align with Sun Pac's growth priorities in the areas of innovation and strategic partnerships.  He will also oversee the Company's human resources, marketing and communication functions and will work closely with the Sun Pac Board of Directors.

Mr. Walker is a senior business executive with more than 25 years of experience in business strategy, operations, business development, banking and financial management, human resources and change management.  He spent nearly a decade in the beverage industry with Cott Corporation, the world's largest retailer brand beverage company, holding various executive positions including Senior Vice President of International Operations.

"Colin's knowledge, experience, and network of contacts in the industry will be critical in helping us take Sun Pac to the next level of performance," said Sun Pac President and CEO Csaba Reider.  "He has worked in international markets with customers, partners, suppliers and investors and he brings a global view to our business that will help shape our long-term vision."

For the past two years, Mr. Walker has provided consulting services to a variety of clients in the manufacturing and Industry sectors.  He was recently President of Canadian Operations and Executive Vice President of DHR International, one of the top five retained executive search firms in the United States.  He has also held senior management positions with such leading companies as Deloitte (formerly Deloitte and Touche); the former consumer products and services giant Imasco, and Canada Trust.

"I'm very pleased to be joining Sun Pac at a time when the Company is poised to grow its international presence and partnerships," said Mr. Walker.  "I'm looking forward to bringing about changes that will help position Sun Pac as a key player in the global market of 'better-for-you' beverage products."

ABOUT SUN PAC:

Sun Pac Foods Ltd. operates one of the largest independent hot-fill beverage facilities in North America, headquartered in a 355,000 square foot facility in Brampton, Ontario housing production as well as refrigerated, frozen and dry warehousing.  A privately-owned Canadian manufacturer of private label and branded beverage products, Sun Pac produces a wide range of 'better-for-you' beverages with an emphasis on healthy, natural ingredients packaged in multiple formats including glass, PET, Tetra Pak and steel.  The Company's production capabilities include juices, natural teas, sports drinks, juice concentrates, frozen juices and other innovative beverage products.  Sun Pac products are distributed throughout North America and the Caribbean.

SOURCE Sun Pac Foods Limited

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