Maple Leaf names Nadia Theodore new VP of industry and government relations


Maple Leaf Foods has named Nadia Theodore as senior vp of world industry and government relations, efficient October 13, 2020. Theodore steps in for Rory McAlpine, who will retire after 15 years with Maple Leaf Foods.

Theodore at present serves because the Consul General of Canada to the southeast U.S., primarily based at Atlanta, Georgia. Since 2004, her work has centered on world affairs and commerce coverage via diplomatic roles in Canada and overseas. During a put up at Geneva, Switzerland, she spent three years as Canada’s Counsellor to the World Trade Organization.

From Nadia Theodore’s Twitter

Earlier in her profession,  she was a senior coverage analyst and assistant regional supervisor for the Aboriginal Policy Directorate in Ottawa and Winnipeg, and as a charities officer on the Canadian Revenue Agency.

“Nadia’s deep experience in global issues, her understanding of government, and her diplomatic skills will be tremendous value to Maple Leaf Foods,” says Michael McCain, President and CEO. “We are grateful for Rory McAlpine’s long-standing leadership of industry and government relations and we know that Nadia will be an outstanding successor.”

Theodore earned her legislation diploma on the University of London and her bachelor’s and grasp’s levels in political science at Carleton University in Ottawa.