Paquette to guide Good Shepherd Meals Financial institution

AUBURN – Good Shepherd Meals Financial institution’s board of administrators has named Heather Thompson Paquette as its subsequent president. Paquette will tackle the function of main Maine’s largest starvation reduction group in September. 

“We’re excited to welcome Heather to our group,” mentioned Ben Sprague, chair of the Meals Financial institution’s board of administrators. “Heather is a confirmed crew chief and an brisk innovator who will complement our present sturdy crew and take part partnership throughout the state to execute our mission and imaginative and prescient.” 

Paquette involves the Meals Financial institution after a dynamic 24-year profession with the businesses of Ahold Delhaize USA, together with 22 years at Hannaford Supermarkets. She most lately served as vice chairman, Retail Innovation Middle of Excellence, with Retail Enterprise Companies, a companies firm for Ahold Delhaize USA manufacturers. Previous to her most up-to-date place, Paquette served as vice chairman, retail operations, for the state of Maine and vice chairman, retail companies, for Hannaford Supermarkets. A passionate chief and learner, Paquette helped champion fairness, range, and inclusion efforts inside her roles at earlier employers, together with serving as the chief sponsor for the PRIDE Enterprise Useful resource Group throughout her time at Retail Enterprise Companies.