MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Fred Schaeffer is the new president of Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Inc.
Schaeffer, who recently served as president of Asia, Middle East & North Africa for McCain Foods Limited, will report to the company’s owners and co-CEOs, Michael Higgins and Paul Higgins Jr.
“Fred’s ability to balance strategic and operational requirements, his exceptional relationship-building and customer focus and his track record of executing results make him the ideal candidate to help take Mother Parkers to a new level of performance,” says Paul Higgins Jr.
Both Michael Higgins and Paul Higgins Jr. will remain active in the company and will continue to operate in their current roles as co-CEOs. “Our intent is that Mother Parkers will continue to grow and succeed with the Higgins family at the helm as owners for many years,” says the CEOs. “We are confident that the company will benefit from the fresh perspectives Fred will bring as a dynamic and experienced business leader.”