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
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
"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.
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