TORONTO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Gary Prince, President, Weston Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of John Cowles to the position of President, George Weston Bakeries, Inc. In this capacity, John will be responsible for guiding all aspects of the fresh bread and roll and Thomas' businesses in the USA. These brands include Arnold, Brownberry, Dutch Country, Stroehmann, Freihofer and Thomas' English Muffins and Bagels. John has had an extensive background in the consumer packaged goods industry, most recently with Kraft Foods, Inc. He was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Beverages Division. Weston Foods, Inc. and George Weston Bakeries, Inc. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of George Weston Limited, a Canadian public company founded in 1882 with baking operations in Canada and the United States.
SOURCE George Weston Limited