Lan will serve as chief customer officer until the end of 2014, at which time he will retire from the company. Vels will remain with the company until the end of the year to lead the separation of the bakery business, the Maple Leaf organizational transition and support the transfer of his responsibilities to. Simpson. He will leave the company at the end of the year.
The company also announced that Scott McCain, chief operating officer of Maple Leaf’s Agribusiness Group, will be retiring at the end of June.