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GRIMSBY, Ontario, July 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andrew Peller Limited (TSX:ADW.A) (TSX:ADW.B) (“APL” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Steven Attridge as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Information Services effective September 4, 2018.

Steve joins Andrew Peller with over 25 years of experience in progressively senior roles spanning leading organizations in both hospitality and consumer products. He has spent the last seven years as Chief Financial Officer of Mastronardi Produce Ltd., where he played a critical role in enabling the execution of their growth strategy.  Prior to Mastronardi, Steve spent eleven years at Maple Leaf Foods Inc., where he held progressively senior Finance roles, including Senior Vice President of Finance at both Canada Bread Company and Maple Leaf Fresh Foods.

Steve is a well-rounded finance leader with a proven track record of growing and managing successful companies. At APL, Steve will be responsible for leading the Company’s Finance and IS functions in support of the Company’s overall growth agenda.

Steve will succeed Peter Patchet who has been serving as acting CFO since March 16th on an interim basis during the search process.

“Steve brings significant senior expertise to our Finance and IS functions and will play a critical role on our leadership team. Steve’s leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy to position APL for future success,” said Randy Powell, President. “We also thank Peter Patchet for his contributions through the search process and wish him all the best in his retirement.”