Interim Chief Executive Officer; Senior Vice-President, Operations of True Leaf Pet
Allen brings over 25 years of extensive experience building and optimizing world-class supply chain networks in the consumer goods industry and leading complex business transformations for global, billion-dollar companies. He most recently served as Vice President, Transformation for Petco, where he is credited with improving profitability through assortment and supplier optimization. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Director at AlixPartners, a leading management consulting firm, Managing Director at Accenture, and Partner at ATKearney.
Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in consumer-packaged goods (CPG) to True Leaf as well as considerable expertise in accelerating businesses and brands in the pet industry. Prior to joining True Leaf, he served as Vice President, Marketing for Mars Petcare Canada, one of the globe’s leading food manufacturers and the world’s largest pet food company, owning top pet brands such as PEDIGREE®, IAMS® and ROYAL CANIN®. Previously, he was a marketing executive with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
Kevin has led teams on consumer and customer insights, strategic planning, marketing, sales strategy, eCommerce and project management functions. He is credited with leading the explosive growth of WHISKAS® and the cat treat brand TEMPTATIONS®, and while at GSK, laying the foundation for the Sensodyne® brand to become the #1 toothpaste in Canada.
Jennifer Pace, CPA, CGA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer is the company’s CFO and comes with over 16 years of diverse and progressive accounting and management experience, including experience in private and publicly traded companies within a complex financial structure. She has a broad range of experience in a number of industries, including Progressive Air Services, PRT Growing Services Ltd and Tolko Industries Ltd. Jen started as True Leaf’s Controller in the Fall of 2019 to lead an internal initiative to improve financial controls and reporting and assumed the position of CFO in March 2020.