About Us

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Dan Schmitt

Founder & Owner
Jigsaw Business Consulting

Meet Our Founder

Dan Schmitt is an experienced Senior Sales & Marketing Executive in the CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) Industry. He has held positions in Consumer Marketing, Trade Marketing, Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Dan has worked in Canada, as well as internationally in the United States (New York), Spain, Italy, and 35 other countries.

Dan spent 25+ years with Colgate Palmolive in Senior Executive Marketing and Sales positions: a Global Tier 1 Consumer Products Company.

Dan’s other positions were:

  • VP Sales and Marketing at Janes Family Foods
  • VP Sales and Marketing at Purity Life Health Products ( a Distributor/Sales Broker )
  • VP Sales New Era Nutrition
  • VP Sales Nomz Energy Snacks
  • VP Sales Miura Chilled Coffee

He continues to work with small Canadian Food and Beverage Companies to launch and establish successful national new products.

Dan has professional working relationships with these major Business Marketing Organizations

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He continues to work with small Canadian Food and Beverage Companies to launch and establish successful national new products.

Launched Over 200 Successful New Product Innovations Globally

Having launched over 200 successful new products, Dan has received numerous awards for innovation from within these firms as well as from retail customers and environmental organizations. Dan graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (on scholarship) from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.

Dan has been responsible for the commercial management of many Canadian leadership brands.

We Work With New Products Across All Major Retail Channels