Adam Grogan

President and Chief Operating Officer

Headshot-Adam Grogan

Adam Grogan is President and Chief Operating Officer of Maple Leaf Foods. In this role, Adam has overall responsibility for leading Maple Leaf’s commercial activities in Prepared Foods, including prepared meats, poultry and plant protein businesses, as well as the supply chain network across Canada and the United States.

An accomplished transformation leader, Adam is actively engaged in the day-to-day operational performance of the business to accelerate profitable growth and works closely with the President and Chief Executive Officer to execute on the Company’s strategic and financial objectives.

Previously, Adam served as President of Alternative Proteins and President of Greenleaf Foods SPC, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods. In this role, he was responsible for guiding the strategic direction, financial performance and breakthrough innovation to drive growth in the plant-based protein industry’s retail and foodservice segments. Additionally, he played a key role in leading strategic venture investments in alternative proteins.

Adam has been with Maple Leaf Foods for more than 25 years in diverse roles and brings a wide spectrum of experience in both operational and commercial leadership roles. He began his career in the food industry with Maple Leaf, holding various critical positions within the organization over more than two decades. Adam held the roles of Senior Vice President, Marketing, Innovation, Research & Development, and Vice President and General Manager of Customer Business Development, where he helped shape one of the largest brand transformation agendas in Canadian food history.

Adam graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration and received his Master of Business Administration from York’s Schulich School of Business. In 2013, he won the Generation Next Award which recognizes a leader under the age of 40 for Outstanding Innovation and Contribution to the Canadian Grocery Industry. Adam is also a member of the Board of Governors of Wilfrid Laurier University and Vice Chair of Plant Based Foods of Canada.

Adam loves to travel the world with his wife and two boys and hike with his dog, Wrigley.