Speaker Adam J Grogan


Adam J Grogan

Sr. Vice President, Marketing & Innovation

Maple Leaf Foods

Adam Grogan is Senior Vice President, Marketing, Innovation, Research and Development at Maple Leaf Foods. Mr. Grogan is responsible for leading the growth in Canada and the U.S. of Maple Leaf’s retail fresh and prepared meats business in the areas of brand marketing, product development, sustainability, research, technology and category management. In addition, he leads Marketing Strategy, Consumer Affairs, Media, Graphics, Insights and the Company’s ThinkFOOD! Innovation Centre.

Mr. Grogan has 20 years of experience with Maple Leaf Foods in areas such as supply chain management, category management, brand marketing and customer business development. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President and General Manager, Retail Sales for Maple Leaf Consumer Foods, where he was responsible for leading the Company’s cross-functional retail selling and customer business development efforts in Canada and the U.S. for Maple Leaf’s portfolio of retail branded and private label products. He led Maple Leaf’s Customer Business Teams and oversaw the joint business planning process, which resulted in the development of strong retail customer relationships and the expansion of the Company’s fresh pork, poultry and prepared meats businesses.
Mr. Grogan holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Masters of Business Administration from York’s Schulich School of Business. In 2013, he won the Generation Next Award, which recognizes leaders under the age of 40 for Outstanding Innovation and Contribution to the Canadian Grocery Industry.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading consumer protein company, making high quality, innovative products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders® Country Naturals®, Mina®, LightlifeTM and Field Roast Grain Meat Co. TM. The Company employs approximately 11,500 people and does business in Canada, the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI).

Speaking at: Adam Grogan, Maple Leaf Foods: The reinvention of Maple Leaf