One of Maple Leaf Foods’ top executives has recently announced her resignation from the company. Debbie Simpson, Chief Financial Officer, will be stepping down from the role effective November 1 of this year. The company has commenced the search for a new CFO.
"This is an inflection point in my career and the right time both personally and professionally for me to take on a new challenge in a new industry," Simpson commented. "I have enjoyed my career with Maple Leaf immensely. In the process, I have worked alongside a Finance team with great depth and experience and I am committed to ensuring a smooth transition."
Simpson has been at Maple Leaf Foods for 12 years, and served as the company’s CFO for the last five. With all her expertise and dedication, the new CFO will have big shoes to fill.
"Debbie has made a very significant contribution to Maple Leaf through her executive leadership in financial management, reporting, and strategic initiatives that have shaped the future of our company," said Michael McCain, President and CEO, in a press release. "We have benefited immensely from her expertise and dedication and wish her the very best as she pursues her next challenge."
Who will be the next talent tapped to join the Maple Leaf Foods team? Deli Market News will report.