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Maple Leaf Foods hires Dennis Organ to lead Pork Complex

Former Smithfield Foods executive brings nearly three decades of experience to the role
Dennis Organ
Dennis Organ. Photography via LinkedIn

Maple Leaf Foods has tapped Dennis Organ as president of its Pork Complex.

The appointment follows other recent changes to the company’s senior leadership team.

Organ brings more than 27 years of food industry experience to the role, including 11 with Smithfield Foods, where he held a variety of key roles including chief operating officer and chief executive officer.

"We are extremely pleased to have Dennis join our Team.  His deep knowledge and experience in the pork business, together with his strong leadership skills, make him the ideal person to lead our Pork Complex," said Curtis Frank, president and COO, in a statement. "He is an incredibly talented leader who shares Maple Leaf Foods' deeply-held values, and is committed to advancing our vision to be the most sustainable protein company on earth as we create shared value for all our stakeholders."

Maple Leaf Foods' Pork Comple supplies pork to the company's prepared meats business and is a provider of pork to customers and consumers in North America and internationally.


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