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Jack Laurendeau is the Vice Chairman of Acosta, a sales and marketing agency providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. The Company represents more than 125,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) for over 1,100 manufacturers, and services more than 120,000 traditional grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, drug stores and natural food stores, as well as the wholesalers who serve these same channels.
Jack began his career in the industry in 1979 with The Scott Paper Company. From 1982 until 1993, he worked for Coca-Cola Foods and then Welch’s in senior level sales positions. In 1993, Jack joined MAI-Alper, Inc. as Vice President-Grocery Sales and served in various leadership capacities before being named President and Chief Operating Officer of the MAI Companies in 1996. He became part of the Acosta family in 1999 when Acosta acquired MAI and he has played an instrumental role in the company’s most recent successes. Prior becoming Vice Chairman in March 2007, Jack was President of Acosta from 2001 to 2007.
Jack has served on the Acosta Board of Directors since 1999. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Genesis Fund, a non-profit organization helping children with birth defects. Jack also serves on the Board of MAI Partners
Jack received a B.A. degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 1979. He also graduated from the Food Industry Management Program at the University of Southern California in 1988.