Bel Group has promoted Cristine Laforest to the role of general manager of its Canadian subsidiary, Bel Canada-- the company behind such cheese brands as Boursin and The Laughing Cow.
The company made the announcement in a press release Tuesday, though Laforest has been in the role since February. Laforest succeeds Catherine Thomas who spent more than 10 years with the company.
Laforest joined the Bel Group in 2008 in the marketing department and was was promoted to vice-president marketing and sales for Bel Canada in 2013. Laforest has also held positions with Saputo and Ultima.
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