Director Corporate Development
at Saputo Inc.
August 2005 - at Present
•M&A lead in all of Saputo’s divisions in transaction process, including negotiation, coordination of all working group, due diligence process, valuation of potential targets; •Responsible of generating, identifying and evaluating new opportunities including acquisitions and alliance opportunities through analysis of market potential, and competitive landscape, and strategic fit; •Work closely with divisional management to analyze individual opportunities and identify optimal market entry strategies; •Responsible for all business divestitures •Negotiate draft confidentiality agreements, letters of intent and other correspondence directly with potential sellers; •Make recommendations on purchase price and transaction structure to senior management; •Coordinate with all departments to ensure a smooth closing and initial transition for newly-acquired employees; •Maintain an awareness of national and global dairy and non-dairy commodity market trends,
at University of Central Florida
2002 - 2004 (2 years) Florida