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Lactalis Canada Announces Appointment of John Bignell as Vice President of Logistics

June 14, 2024

June 14, 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 John Bignell to the position of Vice President, Logistics.

In a dynamic and increasingly complex supply chain environment, John will lead Lactalis Canada’s comprehensive Transportation and Warehousing strategy. His expertise will play a pivotal role in fortifying the company’s logistical framework for finished goods, enhancing operational agility, and maximizing efficiency across all facets of the logistics spectrum.

With significant experience in logistics and distribution, John joined Lactalis Canada in 2019 as National Director of Warehousing and was promoted to National Director of Transportation in 2023. Prior to joining Lactalis Canada, John held various senior management roles with Jean Coutu, Sobeys and Martin-Brower.


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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