Lallemand’s North American Bakers Yeast Business has appointed Audrey St. Onge as new president and CEO. She succeeds Gary Edwards, appointed senior VP and special Advisor in 2018.
St. Onge was most recently Senior VP of Operations with the SK Food Group, a role she held since March 2017. Prior to this she spent 5 years with Albertsons/Safeway as director of manufacturing responsible for 5 California based plants. Before moving to the US to manage Safeway’s largest Bakery plant based in Los Angeles Bakery (formerly LA Vons), she managed Canadian Safeway plants in both Bakery & Fruit Juice (Tetra Pak) production. She spent a period of time, during her leadership development, as the GM of Montreal Airline Catering. Audrey has also served on the Board of the ABA for 3 years.
“Over the last several months we conducted a thorough search process and we are confident Audrey is the right person to lead our business serving the North American baking industry into the future. She brings a wealth of operational and food industry experience as well as a fresh perspective on the challenges and opportunities that lie before us,” said Bill Nankervis, Exec VP & COO of Lallemand.
St. Onge said: “I am committed to delivering on the business’ strategic objectives and looking forward to working with our employees to serve our customers in the baking industry.”