Vice-President- General Manager, North American Biscuits
Andrea Hunt is Vice President- General Manager, Biscuits North America, Weston Foods. Andrea joined Weston late 2015 as its Chief Marketing Officer to help reinvigorate the business and lead an ambitious transformation to shift the organization from supply-driven to consumer-led. Thanks to the tremendous contributions of an incredible team, these efforts culminated in Marketer of the Year recognition by Strategy magazine for 2017.
Prior to Weston, Andrea helped drive growth at industry leading companies among them Kellogg, Molson, Kraft and Mondelez. With work chapters in Europe, the US, and membership on Global Steering teams, Andrea has helped steward countless new product platforms now enjoyed globally.
Andrea has a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, an MBA from Schulich at York University, and is earning a Doctorate in ‘Patience’ as taught by her three young boys. When not engaged professionally, Andrea can be seen marathon running or in the hockey stands, and very, very occasionally drinking in the solitude of galleries and finer décor haunts across Canada & the US.
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