2020 Generation Next winners announced!

Meet the strong, young grocery and CPG leaders who are making an impact

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!

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