Griffith Foods is very pleased to announce that Doug Pritchard has joined the team as vice president/general manager, Canada. Doug has more than 20 years of food industry experience in Canada and the US. Most recently, Doug held the position of North American president for Soda Steam International, Ltd. Prior to this, he was vice president of beverages for Kraft Canada, and held various marketing positions with General Mills in Canada and the US. He has experience developing, manufacturing, and marketing new brands and innovation with both grocery and QSR customers.
Doug has succeeded Jim Thorne as GM at Griffith Foods in Canada. Jim has been promoted to vice president, global marketing & strategy for Griffith Foods International, Inc., relocating to Griffith’s head office in Alsip, Illinois.
Doug is excited to join the team at Griffith Foods Canada. Doug will oversee the activation of Griffith Foods’ new Purpose Driven Strategy to “blend care and creativity to nourish the world.” By “Creating Better Together” with our customers and industry partners, Griffith Foods is committed to making a positive impact on our communities and our planet.