The members of our Leadership Team contribute to the company’s growth and development while respecting its values.
President and General Manager
With nearly 20 years’ experience in the food industry, John Allard as President and General Manager leads Fleury Michon America with a passion for continuous improvement and culinary excellence. Since joining the company in 2011, he has guided it through a strategic realignment of the prepared meal business: airline catering, retail market and food service. John also steered the North American division through a corporate identity change from the former Delta Dailyfood to be now known as Fleury Michon America.
Vice President, Finance and IT
Geneviève De Lagrave, a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke, has over 18 years of experience in the financial field. With Fleury Michon America since 2015, she has managed the finance, IT and special projects departments. Geneviève is an asset to the company with her commitment, professionalism and rigour, while being able to adapt to the various strategic changes of the company. Geneviève's mandate is to help achieve financial objectives, lead special projects as well as to improve the governance, infrastructure and functionality of the company's information technologies.
Laurent Avril has over 25 years of experience at Fleury Michon. At Fleury Michon in France, he held various management positions as well as engineering before choosing to continue his career as Plant Director in Canada in 2015. Laurent is responsible for ensuring the manufacturing of products that comply with specific requirements, including performance objectives, safety regulations for employees and property, food safety rules, social law and company values.
Vice President, Human Resources
Julie Dunn, a graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal, has over 17 years of experience in Human Resources. At Fleury Michon America since 2019, her primary objective is to advance the company’s HR strategies and she has demonstrated the full potential of her team on several occasions. Through her positive leadership, she has created partnerships with government institutions, academia and businesses by participating in conferences, activities and, most importantly, by proposing ideas to promote well-being and employment success. Julie is also responsible for providing effective communication, supporting departments, and developing innovative staffing and retention strategies.