MONTREAL — Paul Corney has been named president and chief operating officer of the Dairy Foods Division (USA) at Saputo Inc., effective April 1.

Mr. Corney has been with the company since 2001 as senior vice-president — national retail sales, Dairy Division (Canada). Prior to 2001, he held several senior management positions in sales and operations with other dairy processors.

In his new role, Mr. Corney will report to Dino Dello Sbarba, president and c.o.o. of Saputo Inc. Since December 2013, Mr. Dello Sbarba also has been interim president and c.o.o. of the Dairy Foods Division (USA).