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Lactalis Canada Announces Appointment of Aamir Asgarali as Vice President, Ingredients & Exports

June 5, 2024

Lactalis Canada Announces Appointment of Aamir Asgarali as Vice President, Ingredients & Exports 

June 5, 2024 – Toronto, ON – Lactalis Canada, the Canadian dairy leader behind iconic brands like Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Balderson, Astro and Lactantia and a subsidiary of France-based Lactalis Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aamir Asgarali to the position of  Vice President, Ingredients & Exports (I&E), effective May 6, 2024.  

In his role, Aamir will be responsible for driving Lactalis Canada’s I&E strategy to service a global market, lead the team and identify innovative ways to further build on the success of the I&E business within the dairy industry.    

With a deep understanding of the Canadian and global dairy systems and market, Aamir joined Lactalis Canada in 2016 as the Manager, Sales Development within I&E before being promoted to Director, Commercial & Trade in 2021. Prior to joining Lactalis Canada, Amir served in the public sector in various capacities at the Canadian Dairy Commission and Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.  

Aamir replaces Janice Cox who will be commencing an extended transition plan with the intent to retire in the Summer of 2025 following over 30 years of service to Lactalis Canada.  

About Lactalis Canada Inc. With over 140 years of brand heritage, Lactalis Canada is the Canadian dairy leader behind iconic brands Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, P’tit Québec, Balderson, Cheestrings Ficello, aMOOza!, Astro, Khaas, siggi’s, IÖGO, IÖGO nanö, Olympic, Lactantia, Beatrice, Enjoy!, Marie Morin Canada, Galbani, and Président. With more than 30 operating sites including 20 manufacturing facilities, the company and its more than 4000 employees are committed to enriching and nurturing the lives of Canadians through its high-quality products, contribution to communities and partnership with farmers, customers, partners and suppliers. Lactalis Canada is part of Lactalis Group, the world’s leading dairy company, headquartered in Laval, France. For more information, 




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