Maple Leaf Foods names finance leader Geert Verellen its new Chief Financial Officer
Source Cision Newswire
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. today named finance leader Geert Verellen its new Chief Financial Officer, effective January 6, 2020.
Verellen joins Maple Leaf Foods from Walmart where he served as Regional Chief Financial Officer for Walmart Canada, India and Japan.
Before joining Walmart in 2015, he held various finance roles at
Delhaize Group, a Belgian-based international food retailer (now part of
Ahold Delhaize), and subsequently became CFO for its Belgian
Prior to that, Verellen was Investor Relations Officer and
spokesperson for Delhaize Group. Before joining food retail, for eight
years, he also served as an audit manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belgium and the United States.
Verellen will succeed Debbie Simpson, who served as the company's CFO since 2014. She announced in August that she would leave the company November 1.