Lino A. Saputo
A graduate of Concordia University with a B.A. in Political Science, Lino A. Saputo joined Saputo in 1988 as an Administrative Assistant. Over the next few years, he started rising through the ranks, managing a plant in Ontario and holding various administrative and marketing positions. In 1993, he became Vice President, Operations, and in 1998, Executive Vice President, Operations. From July 2001 to January 2004, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s Dairy Products Division (USA). Since March 2004, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and in January 2022, he added the role of President to his responsibilities. Also, he has served as Chair of the Board since August 2017, having been previously appointed Vice Chair in 2011. In 2019, he was recognized as Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year.