Canadian Grocer recognizes the important role women play in the grocery industry
David Brown and Rebecca Harris
Canadian Grocer’s sixth annual Star Women Awards recognize women who have demonstrated expertise, innovation, vision and leadership in the grocery business.
From retailers to distributors to foundation and CPG professionals, these are the women who are making a real impact and changing the food retail landscape. Nominated by the grocery industry and chosen by Canadian Grocer editors and former Star Women winners, this year’s Star Women are some of the best and brightest in the industry.
This year Canadian Grocer is recognizing 16 winners for their contribution, dedication, innovation and leadership:
Marie Chevrier, founder and CEO, Sampler
Alberta Clapp, director, research and development, Conagra Brands
Mary Dalimonte, senior VP merchandising and commercial programs, Sobeys
Sarah Davis, president, Loblaw Companies
Naniss Gadel-Rab, channel and customer development director, Unilever
Natasha Gunn, director, consumer global insights, General Mills Canada
Renée Hopfner, director, community investment, Sobeys
Cara Keating, VP, customer development, PepsiCo Foods Canada
Elaine Lukowski, VP, home and entertainment merchandising, Loblaw Companies
Rebecca McKeen, owner/executive director, McKeen Metro Glebe
Barbara Ann O’Brien,executive VP, Bonte Foods
Michelle Scott, executive director, The Grocery Foundation
Shannon Skinner, director, business and store services, Metro Ontario
Natalie Voizard, senior director, customer experience, Metro
Cathy Weiss, store manager, Save-on-Foods Thickwood
Melinda Zoccoli, associate director, LCL Companies, United Natural Foods Incorporated
Click here to read the full profiles of the 2017 winners.
And, join us in celebrating our 2017 winners at the Star Women Awards Breakfast in Toronto on Sept. 21. Visit CanadianGrocer.com for info and tickets.