Ideal candidates for the award will have been involved with the Canadian grocery industry a minimum of 10 years and achieved senior executive status.
Traditionally, there are two recipients of this award each year: one in the category of retailer (wholesalers/retailers) and one in the category of supplier (manufacturers/brokers grocery products).
Last year’s winners were Diane Brisebois,. President & CEO of Retail Council of Canada; Darrell Jones, President of Save On Foods and Shelley Martin, President & CEO of Nestlé Canada.
Other recent winners include Michael McCain of Maple Leaf Foods and Vince Scorniaenchi of Fortinos, Jean Gattuso of Lassonde Industries, Gus Longo of Longo Brothers, Marc Guay of PepsiCo Foods, Louise Wendling of Costco and Eric La Flèche of Metro.
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