JACKSON, MICH. — Stevens J. Sainte-Rose has been named chief human resources and transformation officer at Dawn Food Products, Inc. In this role, Mr. Sainte-Rose will be responsible for organizational design, leadership development and creating and maintaining a people-centric environment, while overseeing current and future business transformation efforts with a focus on accelerating change and building business capabilities at Dawn Foods. He will report to Carrie Jones-Barber and Serhat Unsal, chief executive officers.
Mr. Sainte-Rose joins Dawn Foods from Walgreens Boots Alliance, where he was chief human resources officer for the Walgreens division. Previously, he held various global roles at The Coca-Cola Co., most recently as senior vice-president of Coca-Cola International.
“Throughout our nearly 100-year history, our people have been our secret ingredient to success in Dawn becoming a market leader in the bakery industry,’’ Ms. Jones-Barber said. “With more than 20 years of diverse international and business transformation experience, Stevens is an instrumental addition to our global business and executive team. His deep-seated values and leadership skills will be a tremendous resource for all of Dawn as we continue to transform our business and inspire bakery success every day. Serhat and I are excited to have Stevens join the Dawn team and look forward to working closely with him.”