Acosta has announced that Mark Smith, president of Acosta International, is adding Canada to his responsibilities. He takes over from Brent Scowen, who served as president of Acosta Canada. Smith joined Acosta International in 2017. Previously, he was CEO of Reach, a company acquired by Acosta. He has extensive CPG experience, including senior management positions in the UK with Nestlé, Unilever, L'Oréal and PepsiCo. Currently based in the UK, Smith is relocating to Canada and will join the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers' (CFIG) Associated Members Council.