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KDP Canada Appoints Vice-president of its Coffee Division

Jean-Philippe Leblanc joins KDP Canada as Vice-president of Coffee, effective December 4, 2023.

MONTREAL, NOVEMBER 30, 2023 – Keurig Canada Inc., doing business as Keurig Dr Pepper Canada (“KDP Canada”), is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jean-Philippe Leblanc as the Vice President of Coffee, effective December 4, 2023. In this pivotal role, Jean-Philippe will lead the strategic growth of the company’s coffee business, overseeing appliances, coffee brands, revenue growth, category management, and partnerships.

Bringing over two decades of experience as a seasoned executive in the consumer-packaged goods industry, Jean-Philippe’s years at Procter & Gamble, Hills and, most recently, Agropur, as Vice President of a large category, were marked by a strong track record of driving significant growth.

Jean-Philippe’s accomplishments include expanding portfolios with retail private labels, securing new business gains in the food service sector, and successfully integrating new brands within the Agropur ecosystem. A versatile leader, he has managed diverse sales teams, as well as marketing, research and development, and cross-functional teams.

Olivier Lemire, President of KDP Canada, remarks, “Jean-Philippe brings a wealth of experience, a fresh perspective, and a robust professional network to the role of Vice-president, Coffee. Coupled with his industry knowledge and shared value system, Jean-Philippe’s proven collaboration skills make him the ideal candidate to work with internal and external partners to drive synergies, engagement, and results for our clients and consumers alike.”

With Jean-Philippe at the helm of the coffee business, KDP Canada looks forward to a dynamic and successful future, further solidifying its position as a leader in the beverage industry.

About Keurig Dr Pepper Canada

Keurig Dr Pepper Canada is the trade name under which Keurig Canada Inc. and Canada Dry Mott’s Inc. operate. From coast to coast, Keurig Dr Pepper Canada offers a broad range of delightful hot and cold beverages from iconic brands beloved by Canadians, and marketed under more than 60 flagship brands, including Canada Dry®, Dr Pepper®, Mott’s® Clamato®, Van Houtte® and Timothy’s®, available everywhere people shop and consume. Also available from Keurig Dr Pepper Canada are Keurig®’s single-serve coffee makers.

Recognized as a top employer and a destination for talent, the company’s main Canadian offices and executive team are located in Montréal, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. Also located in Montréal, Quebec are the hot beverage manufacturing facilities and Keurig Canada Inc. subsidiary Van Houtte Coffee Services Inc., which offers innovative beverage solutions to away from home customers from branch offices in 30 Canadian cities. The company relentlessly reaches for more and is committed to sourcing, producing and distributing beverages responsibly through our “Drink Well. Do Good.” corporate responsibility platform. To learn more about our company, visit: To learn more about our commitment to corporate social responsibility, visit:

Justin Meloche