Sofina Foods Inc. announced the appointment of Robert Wilt to the newly created role of President and CEO, Sofina Foods Inc., effective February 11th, 2020.
Bob’s professional background is impressive, starting in the US Army, then at Alcoa where he held increasingly senior roles before becoming Executive Vice President of the company and President of its Global Primary Products Group. In this role, he managed a portfolio of 47 locations employing 16,000 people in 12 countries, with annual revenue of $13 billion USD. More recently, he served as President, Metals Group at Precision Castparts Corp, a Berkshire Hathaway Company.
“Bob is the ideal person for this new role. His commitment to drive results, growth and his strong leadership abilities are a perfect combination to help continue to steer Sofina in the right direction,” said Michael Latifi, Founder and Executive Chairman, Sofina Foods Inc. “Bob will oversee Sofina’s day to day activities, reporting to me, and I look forward to working closely with him in order to continue growing our business over the long term.”
Bob holds an MBA from Harvard and a BS in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He will be based at Sofina Foods’ head office in Markham, ON.
“I am excited about this opportunity.” added Bob. “I am eager to join a talented team and contribute to the growth of a strong organization. Sofina has significant potential, combined with a unique culture, a rich history and solid capabilities. This is a journey I wanted to be a part of.”