Director Profile

Angela Francolini HBA

Board Value Proposition: 

Strategic Planning and Execution

  • Lead strategic planning and business unit alignment delivering annual total shareholder return of 17% consistently over five years.

Global Marketing and Brand Experience

  • Established global best practice and centers of excellence for digital, big data analytics, and innovation, delivering five-year revenue CAGR of 7% to $2.6 billion. Achieved ROI accretive marketing spending of $250 million by leveraging consumer insights globally powered by robust data analytics and digital assets.

International Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures

  • Strategy architect of over $1 billion in EVA accretive acquisitions that secured global leadership, accelerated growth, and scale efficiencies.

Industry Experience: 

  • Food, Beverage, & Tobacco
  • Packaged Food & Meats
  • Health Care Equipment & Services
  • Health Care Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Services
  • Internet Software Services
  • Transportation
  • Airport Services

International Experience: 

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • Canada
  • United States

Board Experience:

Corporate Boards:

McCormick de Mexico 2015 to Present
London International Airport Authority 2015 to Present
Vivanda (US) 2014 to Present
McCormick Canada 2007 to 2009

Additional Boards:

The Consumer Goods Forum (France) 2011 to Present
Co-Chair, Marketing Committee 2013–2015
Fanshawe College 2008 to 2014
Mayor's Economic Council, City of London, Ontario 2011 to 2013
Chair, Manufacturing Committee
Food & Consumer Products, Canada 2008 to 2010
St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, London, Ontario 2000 to 2004


McCormick & Company Inc. 1989 to 2016
Global Head of Consumer & Marketing Strategy
President and CEO of McCormick Canada
Vice President of Marketing for McCormick’s US Consumer business
Vice President of North America Innovation
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. 1986 to 1989
National Brand Manager


McCormick Leadership Program, Smith School of Business, Maryland University, 2005
McCormick Leadership Program, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2001
Executive Marketing Program, Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, 1999
HBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, 1986