Peak of the Market CEO Larry McIntosh To Retire
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA - Leadership changes are happening everywhere we look in our industry, as companies prepare for the next generation of fresh produce trailblazers to step in and lead the way. After two decades of immense growth within the company, Peak of the Market CEO, Larry McIntosh, announced that he will be stepping down from his role in June.
“I am very proud of the entire team at Peak of the Market,” McIntosh said in a statement to ChrisD.ca. “Together, over the years, we have grown the company and have accomplished so many major milestones. The team’s dedication to growers, customers, suppliers, and each other says so much about the company. Peak of the Market will continue to be a leader in the produce industry and has a solid foundation to have strong growth well into the future.”
McIntosh has been with the company for 27 years, first joining in 1994, according to his LinkedIn page, during which Peak of the Market had its 26 best sales years in its 78-year existence, as mentioned in the article. Prior to joining Peak of the Market, McIntosh spent 16 years with Canadian retailer Dylex Ltd., holding several senior management positions including Manager of the Bi-Way Division, Vice President Operations of the Bi-Way Division, as well as Vice President of the Bi-Way and Drug World Divisions.
McIntosh has also been a member of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) Board of Directors since 1997, currently serving on the Past Chairs Advisory Committee.
The distinguished leader plans to spend his time in retirement furthering his volunteer work as a Director on the Canadian Red Cross, a past Chair of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association, and on his recently appointed position to the new Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, according to the news source.
Congratulations to Larry McIntosh on his upcoming retirement and the start of a new journey!