OTHER TEAM MEMBERS
DAVID WOOLLEY, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
JAMES LE DUC, VICE PRESIDENT - COMMERCIAL
DOUGLAS CAMPBELL, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
ROBERTO LAURIGNANO, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - VAUGHAN
STEVE E. DIAKOWSKY, PRESIDENT & CEO
Steven E. Diakowsky is President and Chief Executive Officer of Freshstone Brands Inc. Mr. Diakowsky joined Freshstone Brands in August 2017.
Prior to joining Freshstone Brands, Mr. Diakowsky served as the President & CEO of both Taste of Nature Foods Inc., a private-equity owned Canadian snack food company which produces 100% organic, non-GMO and gluten free snack foods, and The Allan Candy Company Limited a leading, private-equity owned North American manufacturer of innovative, high-quality chocolate, sugar and seasonal confectionery products that was sold to The Hershey Company. Before taking the helm of Allan Candy, Mr. Diakowsky held a senior management position with Cadbury Adams Canada. As a member of the Cadbury Adams Canada Executive Team, Mr. Diakowsky led several regional and global strategic initiatives, most notably the highly successful post-merger integration of Cadbury and Adams after Cadbury’s acquisition of Adams from Pfizer in 2003.Additionally, Mr. Diakowsky ideated, structured, negotiated and completed the carve-out and divestiture of Cadbury’s Allan Candy division to private-equity which was completed in June 2007.
From 1999 until joining Cadbury Adams, Mr. Diakowsky was a Managing Consultant at KPMG Consulting LLP, and its successor firm, BearingPoint LLP, where he advised a range of Fortune 500 and other multinational corporations on a variety of post-merger integration, organizational transformation and restructuring, ERP systems implementations and supply chain efficiency initiatives. Mr. Diakowsky started his career with Molson Breweries Ltd. in 1992.
Mr. Diakowsky holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Windsor, and a Master of Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in The Netherlands with a concentration in Strategy and Finance.