Nature's Path Organic Foods chief Ratana Stephens retires, Arjan Stephens to helm company

Arjan currently serves as general manager and president of Que Pasa
Arjan Stephens
Arjan Stephens

Nature’s Path Organic Foods co-founder Ratana Stephens has retired as the company’s CEO.

Ratana (one of Canadian Grocer's 2019 Star Women) will join her husband and co-founder Arran Stephens on the board of directors. Their son, Arjan Stephens, currently general manager and president of Que Pasa, takes up the role of president.

"Our company has always been about nourishing people and the planet," Ratana said in a statement. "I am proud to pass the torch to Arjan, who has been an integral part of the company for over 17 years. He has consistently demonstrated his unwavering commitment to making Nature's Path Organic Foods the first choice for consumers who value high-quality organic food. With his extensive experience in overseeing new manufacturing facilities, leading marketing and sales, as well as the acquisitions of Que Pasa. Anita's and most recently Love Child Organics. Arjan has shown his dedication to driving Nature's Path's success. Another of his major contributions has been co-developing our Love Crunch brand. With Arjan as President, working alongside the company's leadership team, we are confident that Nature's Path will continue to thrive and fulfill its mission to leave the earth better than we found it."

ratana stephens
Ratana Stephens

Arjan expressed his appreciation for Ratana’s leadership. 

“With her unwavering commitment to our mission to leave the earth better than we found it, the company has grown into a leader in the organic food industry. I look forward to continuing their legacy of innovation and sustainability and ensuring that Nature's Path Organic Foods will always be the first choice for consumers who value great tasting, high-quality, organic food,” he said. 

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