Walnut Creek, California-based Del Monte Foods has appointed Matt Beliveau as chief human resources officer.
Beliveau reports to Greg Longstreet, president and CEO, and is responsible for human resources, corporate communications and environmental, social and governance for the company. He brings to Del Monte Foods more than 20 years of human resource leadership experience at public and private companies in the CPG industry.
Most recently, Beliveau spent four years as the chief human resources officer for Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, which has almost 2,000 employees across manufacturing, sales and corporate teams in the U.S. and Canada.
In this role, he led the design and construction of a remodeled corporate office and a research and development facility while implementing a refreshed suite of benefits, as well as performance and compensation practices. He also led the integration of two acquisitions, while leading all aspects of COVID-19 response.
“I’m thrilled to have Matt join our executive leadership team to lead our continued efforts in making Del Monte Foods a great place to work for all team members,” Longstreet said.
“Matt’s extensive CPG industry knowledge and people-centric experience position him well to lead such a vital part of our business as we build on our commitment.”
Before Sara Lee, Beliveau served as the chief human resources officer for Morton Salt, where he was responsible for a variety of areas, including labor and employee relations, talent acquisition, total rewards, organizational effectiveness, and HR business partners.
Additionally, Beliveau spent time at General Mills, where he held many leadership roles, serving as human resources director for two divisions that represented $4 billion in business.
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