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(3-6 years Corporate / Commercial experience)
Weston Foods is a leader in the North American baking industry, producing a variety of
fresh, frozen and specialty bakery products including breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, donuts,
cakes, pies, cookies, crackers and other baked goods. Its operations include over 40 facilities
across North America employing over 6,000 employees.
Weston Foods sells its branded products (Wonder, D’Italiano, Country Harvest, and
ACE Bakery) and control label products through a variety of customer channels within
the North American food retailing market including many national and regional
supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, convenience stores, food service distributors and
outlets as well as other food retailing customers.
The Legal Department at Weston Foods plays an integral role in advising the business. It
is now seeking a Legal Counsel to be one of the Company’s main commercial lawyers in
Canada, to join its team of lawyers, law clerks and support staff. This individual will have
a broad commercial practice, negotiating and drafting major commercial agreements.
This position is located in Weston Foods’ head office in Etobicoke and reports to the Vice
President and General Counsel.
The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of corporate or commercial experience gained in
a well-respected law firm or corporation. Familiarity with a wide variety of commercial
contracts, and strong negotiating, drafting and advising skills will be essential. In order
to succeed in this role, you should also be business minded, with an interest in consumer
packaged goods. It will be important that you are self-motivated and adaptive with a
Weston Foods conducts its business with integrity and continues to build a culture
of success. It is always interested in connecting with high-performing, career-minded
professionals who want to play a role in building a better Weston Foods. It can offer an
opportunity to expand your skills set and excellent career growth within Weston Foods
and the Weston/Loblaw Group of Companies. If you are interested in applying for this
opportunity, please forward your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Lesa Ong of
NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.
As this is an exclusive campaign with NagataConnex Executive Legal Search,
any resumes received from other sources will be forwarded to them.
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