About Us

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer packaged meats company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,500 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our People & Values

Maple Leaf Foods is a strong, values-based company where we take pride in doing what’s right for our consumers, customers, our people and the communities where we live and work.

At Maple Leaf, our people thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that fosters individual leadership, where they have a voice and play and active part in achieving the company's goals by executing with passion and discipline. Our team is passionate about personal growth. We support one another to learn new skills and take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Maple Leaf Leadership Values

  • Do What's Right

    By acting with integrity, behaving responsibly, and treating people with respect

  • Deliver winning results

    By expecting to win, owning personal and collective accountability to deliver; taking appropriate risks without fear of failure while challenging for constant improvement

  • Build collaborative teams

    By attracting only the best people, serving, recognizing and rewarding their development and success; fostering a collaborative and open environment with the freedom to disagree but always making timely decisions and aligning behind them

  • Get things done in a fact based, disciplined way

    By seizing the initiative with the highest level of urgency and energy; meeting all commitments responsively while being objective, analytical and using effective process

  • Learn and Grow, Inwardly and Outwardly

    By being introspective personally and organizationally, freely admitting mistakes or development needs; deeply understanding and connecting with consumers and stakeholders globally as a primary source of learning and growth

  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble

    By having the self-confidence and courage to be completely candid and direct; willing to communicate openly in a trusting manner; acting with passion, conviction and personal humility, especially when delivering winning results

Our Leadership Team

  • Ben Brooks

    Senior Vice President and General Manager, Poultry

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  • Rocco Cappuccitti

    Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary

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  • Chris Compton

    Senior Vice President, Foodservice Sales and Marketing.

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  • Curtis Frank

    Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

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  • Adam Grogan

    Senior Vice President, Marketing and Innovation

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  • Ian Henry

    Chief Human Resources Officer

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  • Randall Huffman

    Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Food Safety Officer

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  • Bill Kaldis

    Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Information Solutions

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  • Lynda Kuhn

    Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Public Affairs

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  • Richard A. Lan

    Chief Customer Officer

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  • Gary Maksymetz

    Chief Operating Officer

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  • Rory McAlpine

    Senior Vice President, Government and Industry Relations

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  • Michael H. McCain

    President and Chief Executive Officer

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  • Debbie Simpson

    Chief Financial Officer

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  • Iain Stewart

    Senior Vice President and General Manager, Fresh Pork

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  • Richard Young

    Senior Vice President, Transformation

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