Maple Leaf Foods has embarked on a journey to be the most sustainable protein company on earth with a mandate to relentlessly eliminate waste and improve efficiency. As the World’s First Major Carbon Neutral Food Company, the company is undergoing a cultural, operational, and digital transformation in various functions including Asset Management, Reliability, and Maintenance. The keynotes provide insights into how Strategic and Behaviour-Based Asset Management enables Environmental Sustainability to raise the good in food at Maple Leaf Foods.
Faye Cooper is the Director of Asset Reliability for Maple Leaf Foods Corporation, a leading protein company, employing over 11,500 people, and the world’s first major carbon neutral protein company. Mrs. Cooper is responsible for the strategic leadership of Asset Management, Reliability, and Maintenance for the global Maple Leaf Foods Corporation including 20+ manufacturing plants in Canada and the Unites States. She has over 20 years of experience in Manufacturing, Energy, and High-Tech industries with senior level leadership and expertise in Capital Planning, Business Operations, Commercial Management, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and JVs & Partnerships. Faye is a licensed Professional Engineering (PEng) in the provinces of Ontario, holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics from UBC, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UoA.