French vegetable canner restructures operations

Vegetable canner Bonduelle has announced a new managerial structure.

The French company held its annual general meeting on 6 December and announced a new managerial structure, which is designed to bring its organisational structure in line with its growth and international ambitions.

For the Bonduelle Group, 2011/2012 was marked by solid internal growth, a return to profitability and three acquisitions.

The group will now be organised around two geographic regions – European area and outside European area – each with their own distinct characteristics and approaches, and four business units:

European area.

Bonduelle Long Life will cover the entire group’s canned and frozen food activities in Europe for the Bonduelle and Cassegrain national brands, as well as private label brands, in the retail and catering sectors. Philippe Carreau, who until now has been the general manager of Bonduelle Conserve International, will manage Bonduelle Long Life.

Bonduelle Fresh will cover all the group’s ready-to-use fresh vegetables, fresh-cut salad, and prepared salad activities in Europe for the Bonduelle brand and private label brands, in the retail and catering networks. Pascal Bredeloux, who until now has been the general manager of Bonduelle Food Service, will manage Bonduelle Fresh.

Outside European area.

Bonduelle Americas will cover all canned and frozen food activities in North and South America for the Bonduelle and Arctic Gardens brands, and private label brands, in the retail and catering sectors. Daniel Vielfaure, who until now has been the general manager of the Bonduelle Group, will manage Bonduelle Americas.

Bonduelle Development will cover the group’s activities and development in the rest of the world, particularly in Eastern Europe for the Bonduelle and Globus brands, and for private label brands, for all technologies and retail networks; it will continue to be managed by Benoît Bonduelle.

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