Fifteen rising stars of the grocery trade were recognized Monday afternoon with Canadian Grocer’s Generation Next Award.
The award, now in its 10th year, goes to suppliers and retailers under 40 who demonstrate leadership, a commitment to working in grocery and involvement in the industry or their community.
The 2020 winners are:
Sameer Bandeali, Director, E-commerce, Metro Inc.
Guillaume Beaulieu, Senior Key Account Manager, Unilever Canada
Aidan Coleman, Director, Business Development, Coleman Management Services Ltd.
Trevor Goodall, Team Leader, Precima, a Nielsen Company
Randa Hassanie, Customer Development Manager, Tree of Life Canada
Alan Kaarsemaker, Store Manager, Save-On-Foods
Kim Lichtman, Marketing Manager, Bathroom Tissue, Kruger Products L.P.
Matthew Marrone, Co-Founder and President, Cycle Water
Adam Martin, General Manager, Community Natural Foods
Alexander Messina, Vice-president, Sales & Marketing, Mema Foods International Inc.
Matt Miskuski, Franchisee, No Frills
Kimberly Roberts, Senior Director of Merchandising, Produce & Floral, Walmart Canada
Ibon Segura, Senior Channel Planning Manager, Mondelēz Canada Inc.
Jacquelin Weatherbee, Vice-president, Communications and Corporate Affairs, Sobeys Inc.
William Yu, Senior Customer Business Development Manager, Bimbo Canada
The winners were awarded during Canadian Grocer's GroceryConnex–a new event that includes Generation Next, Thought Leadership and the Golden Pencil Awards in one virtual experience.
You can read more about the winners in the December/January issue of Canadian Grocer!