SunOpta, a manufacturer of plant- and fruit-based foods and beverages, has appointed industry veteran Diego Reynoso to its board of directors.
Reynoso currently serves as the chief financial officer of the Prepared Foods division of Tyson Foods. Prior to joining Tyson Foods, he led the beer division at Constellation Brands as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the division from 2017-2021. He also held various senior finance, tax, treasury and operations roles over a 12 year period at Beam Suntory Inc.
"We are delighted to welcome Diego to our board of directors," said Dean Hollis, chair of SunOpta’s Board of Directors. "His extensive finance and operational experience in the food and spirits industry, combined with his passion for sustainability and innovation, make him an excellent addition to our board. We are confident that his insights and guidance will be invaluable as we continue to execute on our growth strategy and position SunOpta as a leader in sustainable plant-based foods and beverages."
Reynoso holds an MBA from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México. His appointment brings the board to eight members.
"I am excited to join the board of directors at SunOpta," said Reynoso. "The company's commitment to sustainability and innovation, and its leadership position in the plant-based foods and beverages space make it a compelling investment opportunity. I look forward to working with the board and management team to drive long-term value for all stakeholders."