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Gaétane Wagner to retire as CHRO at Saputo Inc.

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March 14, 2024
By Talent Canada

Gaetane Wagner, CHRO at Saputo

Saputo Inc. has announced the planned retirement of Gaétane Wagner, chief human resources officer, to take effect following the completion of a transition period.

In line with the succession plans set forth by the company, Isabelle Tisseur, currently executive vice-president, human resources, will assume the role of CHRO upon  Wagner’s retirement. In the coming months, Wagner will work closely with Tisseur and the leadership team to ensure continuity and a smooth changeover, the company said in a press release.

“Gaétane’s contributions to Saputo over the last 17 years have been invaluable, and we are immensely grateful for her leadership, passion, and dedication,” said Lino A. Saputo, Chair of the Board, President, and CEO. “During her tenure, she has played a pivotal role in shaping Saputo’s human resourcesstrategies, fostering a culture of inclusion, diversity, and employee development. We wish her all the best in her well-deserved retirement. Looking forward, I am confident that Isabelle’s leadership, coupled with her deep understanding of our business and people, will further strengthen our HR function and drive our organizational goals.”

Tisseur has been with the company since 2019, leading the human resources function of the Dairy Division (Canada) from 2019 to April 2023, and of the Dairy Division (USA) since April 2023. Tisseur brings extensive experience in human resources management and a deep understanding of Saputo’s culture and values. Her leadership and strategic vision will ensure a seamless transition and enable Saputo to continue attracting, developing, and retaining top talent.


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