Rogers Sugar Inc.
TSX : RSI

Rogers Sugar Inc.

February 03, 2015 07:30 ET

Appointment of John Holliday as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Sugar Inc. and Lantic Inc.

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2015) -

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Rogers Sugar Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX:RSI) announces today the appointment of John Holliday as President and Chief Executive of the Corporation and its subsidiary Lantic Inc. ("Lantic"), effective May 1, 2015. Mr. Holliday succeeds Edward Makin, whose planned retirement was announced in August 2014.

Mr. Holliday is an accomplished executive with rich experience in the North American food processing industry, bringing with him in excess of 30 years of experience in the industry. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and Lantic, Mr. Holliday was President, North American Operations, of Canada Malting and Great Western Malting, in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Holliday has also previously held senior positions at Cargill and the J.M Smucker Company. Mr. Holliday is a graduate of Kansas State University, majoring in Milling and Feed Science.

"We are pleased to welcome an executive of John's stature to this key position. The business will benefit from his customer-centric orientation and his deep understanding of production facilities. We look forward to the strong leadership he will provide to our talented management team and employees and welcome his commitment to producing superior results which will create value for the Corporation's shareholders," stated Stuart Belkin, Chairman of the Board of the Corporation.

About Rogers Sugar Inc.

The Corporation is a corporation established under the laws of Canada. The Corporation holds all of the common shares of Lantic Inc. Lantic Inc. operates cane sugar refineries in Montreal, Quebec and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as the only Canadian sugar beet processing facility in Taber, Alberta. Lantic Inc.'s sugar products are marketed under the "Lantic" trademark in Eastern Canada, and the "Rogers" trademark in Western Canada, and include granulated, icing, cube, yellow and brown sugars, liquid sugars and specialty syrups.

Contact Information

  • Lantic Inc.
    Ms. Manon Lacroix
    Vice-President Finance
    (514) 940-4350