MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. has appointed Frank Guido as president and COO, Dairy Division (U.S.), and Haig Poutchigian as president and COO, Dairy Division (Canada). These changes will be effective April 1, 2023.
Guido joined Saputo in 2015 and has served as president and COO, Dairy Division (Canada) since April 2019. Over the last 25 years, Guido has held senior management positions in operations, supply chain, continuous improvement and finance at other public companies in the consumer-packaged goods industry. Poutchigian joined Saputo in 2016 as senior VP, Finance, Dairy Division (Canada), and also brings more than 25 years of experience to the role, primarily in finance and operations.
“Frank and Haig stepping into these roles reflects our deep bench of talent and leadership that can move cross-divisionally as our company continues to grow,” says Lino A. Saputo, Chair of the Board, president and CEO. “I have tremendous confidence in these two outstanding leaders and the value they will continue to bring to our organization as we build on our current momentum and advance the company’s strategic objectives.”
Guido and Poutchigian will report to Carl Colizza, who has been assuming the leadership of the U.S. Dairy Division since June 2022, in addition to his duties as president and COO, North America.