Kraft Heinz has announced the new appointment of their president of regional operations, covering the Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Korea regions.
The company has appointed Jerome Drolet as the new President of the regional operations of Kraft Heinz.
Drolet has extensive experience in the food and beverage sector, more recently as the Area Vice President of Omni, Walmart and Sam’s Club in the USA. Prior to that, he held various roles with other industry-leading organisations such as Keurig Dr Pepper, Procter and Gamble, and Coca-Cola. His past focus has included designing and building high-performing teams and strategies.
Born in Canada, Drolet will bring a wealth of knowledge to the business. He will relocate to Melbourne, Australia, with his wife and daughter in the coming months.
Simon Laroche, who has been in the position for the last five years, is moving to a new role in the Kraft Heinz North America business.