TORONTO, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - McCain Foods Limited announced today the
appointment of Jeff DeLapp as President, North America, effective June
DeLapp takes over the role from Frank van Schaayk, who is retiring next
October, and will be based in Lisle, Illinois.
He brings to McCain more than 25 years of leadership experience in the
food industry and has a track record of aligning sales and operations
for profitable growth. Delapp was President of Lamb Weston from 2002
to 2010. Prior to joining Lamb Weston, he was President and Chief
Operating Officer at The Bruss Company (acquired by Tyson Foods).
"Jeff's passion, expertise in and dedication to the potato industry will
be of great value to McCain," said President and CEO Dirk Van de Put.
"He will be a tremendous asset to both our business and our Senior
Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science & Business Administration from the
University of Oregon and completed his MBA at Northwestern University.
About McCain Foods Limited
McCain Foods Limited is an international leader in the frozen food
industry, employing more than 20,000 people and operating 50 production
facilities on six continents. A privately-owned company headquartered
in Florenceville-Bristol, NB and Toronto, McCain generates annual sales
of about CDN$7 billion. McCain is the world's largest manufacturer of
frozen potato products, and also produces other products including
pizza, appetizers, desserts and vegetables. Please visit us at www.mccain.com
SOURCE: MCCAIN FOODS (CANADA)
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