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03/30/2021

Eric Huston tapped to lead Mars Food Canada

Huston has been with the company since 2016, holding positions both in Canada and the U.S.

Mars Food Canada has named Eric Huston general manager of the Canadian market. He reports to Denis Yarotskiy, regional president, Mars Food North America.

Huston has been with Mars since 2016, most recently serving as strategic demand leader for its petcare division in Canada. In a press release, Mars Food Canada credits Huston with growing business across such brands as Pedigree, Nutro and Whiskas.

Prior to that role, Huston was based in Franklin, Tennessee, where he worked as marketing director on the natural dry dog business for Mars Petcare North America.

Huston has also held sales and marketing roles with Procter & Gamble, Heinz and Revlon.

“We’re thrilled to have Eric leading our Food business in Canada,” said Yarotskiy. “Eric’s depth of experience, coupled with the energy and high-performing leadership and passion for driving purpose through brands are a true testament to the value he’ll bring to our business and to our customers in Canada.”

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