Lassonde has announced that Peter Mattson, senior executive vice president of North America for business development and sales assistant to the president, plans to retire March 31, 2022. He will continue in his role until then.
Mattson will also assist with the transition role of president and COO of Vince Timpano, who will take on the position in September following the retirement of current president and COO Jean Gattuso.
During his 20-year tenure with Lassonde, Mattson has played a leading role with the company's business development. He was also actively involved in succession planning for the sales team and with the integration of the company's North American business units.
Mattson says he intends to remain active in the food industry as a consultant.