Iain Stewart

Senior Vice President Operations, Supply Chain and Purchasing

Iain Stewart, Senior Vice President Operations, Supply Chain and Purchasing

Iain Stewart is Senior Vice President of Operations, Supply Chain and Purchasing at Maple Leaf Foods. Mr. Stewart is focused on leading the operations, purchasing and supply chain functions in support of our growth plans. In addition to his current role, Mr. Stewart champions several initiatives to help drive the Organization’s Commercial and Growth agenda, utilizing the Six Sigma processes and rigor acquired early in his tenure at Maple Leaf Foods.

Mr. Stewart’s career in the food industry spans more than 25 years. He joined Maple Leaf Consumer Foods in 1997 as a Pricing Manager. In 1998, he was promoted to Director of Finance, Sales & Marketing. In 2000, Mr. Stewart became Director of Financial Analysis and he was promoted to Vice President, Foodservice in 2001. In 2005, Mr. Stewart was appointed Vice President, Six Sigma and in 2008, he assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Food Safety & Transformation. In 2010, Mr. Stewart was appointed to Senior Vice President, Fresh Meats, where he led both the Pork & Poultry Operations. In 2014, Mr. Stewart was focused solely on the growth and performance of our Pork business prior to moving in 2019 into his current role.

Prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Mr. Stewart worked for Swift/Gainers where he progressed through a series of increasingly responsible roles in the areas of Distribution, Sales and Office Management.