2018

  • Julie Bednarski, President & Founder, The Healthy Crunch Company
  • Cynthia Beretta, Founder, Beretta Farms
  • Nicole Bleiwas, Former Vice-president of Insights and Marketing, Flipp Corporation
  • Lynn Caiger, Senior Category and Shopper Insights Team Lead, Unilever Canada
  • Lyne Castonguay, Executive Vice-president of Store Experience, Sobeys
  • Tebbie Chuchla, Head of Marketing, Conagra Brands
  • Jacqueline Craig, Director, Risk Management and Food Safety, Save-On-Foods (Overwaitea Food Group)
  • Janet Jacks, Founder, Goodness Me! Natural Food Market
  • Sierra Johnston, Store Manager, Save-On-Foods, Yorkton, Sask.
  • Josianne Légaré, Senior Vice-president of Sales, A. Lassonde
  • Tammy MacPhee, District Operator, Sobeys
  • Caroline Nadeau, Vice-president of Sales, Coca-Cola Canada
  • Melissa Pryszlak, Director, Logistics & Engineering, Metro Ontario
  • Alicia Samuel, Director, IT Business Solutions, Longo Brothers Fruit Markets
  • Julie Sirois, Director of Business Development, PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Cheryl Smith, General Manager, Cheese & tablespreads, Fine Cheese & Yogourt, Parmalat Canada
  • Dana Somerville, Vice-president and Head of Brand Build, Innovation and R&D, Kraft Heinz Canada
  • Annette Woodhead, Founder, Blind Bay Village Grocer
  • Chris Yu, Manager, Marketing and Merchandising, Galleria Supermarket

2017

  • Alberta Clapp, Director Research & Development, ConAgra Brands
  • Barbara Anne O'Brien, Executive Vice-President, Bonte Foods Limited
  • Cara Keating, Vice-President Customer Development, PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Cathy Weiss, Store Manager Thickwood, Save-On-Foods
  • Elaine Lukowski, VP Home & Entertainment Merchandising, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
  • Marie Chevrier, Founder & CEO, Sampler
  • Mary Dalimonte, Sr. VP Merchandising & Commercial Programs, Sobeys
  • Melinda Zoccoli, Associate Director – LCL Companies, United Natural Food (UNFI)
  • Michelle Scott, Executive Director, The Grocery Foundation
  • Naniss Gadel-Rab, Channel & Customer Strategy Director, Unilever Canada
  • Natalie Voizard, Senior Director Customer Experience, Metro
  • Natasha Gunn, Director Consumer Insights, General Mills
  • Rebecca McKeen, Owner/Executive Director, McKeen Metro
  • Renée Hopfner, Director Community Investment, Sobeys Inc.
  • Sarah Davis, President, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
  • Shannon Skinner, Director, Business & Store Services, Metro Ontario Inc.

2016

  • Carla Anger, Vice-President of Customer Development and Consumer Sales, Kimberly-Clark
  • Cindy Cameron, Vice-President of Operations and Merchandising, Sobeys
  • Ali Davies, Customer Vice-President of Regional Accounts, Kraft Heinz
  • Emma Eriksson, Marketing Director of Cereal, General Mills Canada
  • Catherine Hou, Marketing Manager of Trade, Lee Kum Kee
  • Mona Kragh, Director of Budgeting and Forecasting, Overwaitea
  • Heidi Lettrari, General Manager, Kaslo Sourdough
  • Lucie Martin, Corporate Director of Talent Management, Kruger Products
  • Kathryn Matheson, Vice-President of Research, Development and Innovation, PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Catherine Pharand, Senior Director of Retail Operations, Metro
  • Kathlyne Ross, Vice-President of Product Development and Innovation, Loblaw Companies
  • Kim Thompson, Vice-President of Client Service, Crossmark Canada
  • Rina Virgilio, Director of Operations and General Manager, Concord Food Centre and Oak Ridges Food Markets
  • Liz Volk, Vice-President of Human Resources, Longo's
  • Ingrid Willemsen, Owner, Sunripe
  • Gillian Yorke, Director of Marketing, Overwaitea

2015

  • Lori Galati Aguiar, Vice-President of Human Resources, the Clorox Company
  • Tiffany Carver, Customer Marketing, Director, General Mills Canada
  • Marie Charette, Director of Program Management and Design, Metro
  • Laurie Cooper, Director of Customer Development and Strategy, Unilever
  • Gayle Corah, Vice-President of Information Technology, Overwaitea Food Group
  • Meghan Dear, CEO and Founder, Localize Services
  • Frédérique Delagrave, Marketing Director of Liberté, General Mills Canada
  • Nicole Fetterly, Nutrition Operations Manager, Choices Markets
  • Annick Gazaille, Owner, IGA Gazaille
  • Jennifer Goldspink, Senior Director of Merchandising, Consumables division, Walmart Canada
  • Dianne Hamilton, CEO, Pete’s
  • Brenda Kirk, General Manager of Centre of Store, Overwaitea Food Group
  • Rosanne Longo, Consumer Spokesperson and Chair of Longo’s Family Charitable Organization, Longo’s
  • Christy McMullen, Owner, Summerhill Market
  • Monica Miller, Food/liquor and gas bar Division Manager, South Country Co-op
  • Sandra Sanderson, Executive Vice-President of Marketing, Walmart Canada

2014

  • Janel Caldwell, Business Development Manager, Kruger Products
  • Maisie DeSousa, Franchise-Owner Bloor St. Market, Valumart, Loblaw
  • Harpreet Ferron, Director of Grocery, Dairy and Frozen Merchandising, Longo’s
  • Beena Goldenberg, President, Hain Celestial Canada
  • Rox-Ann Haapa, National Innovations Manager of Deli, Cheese and HMR, Metro Ontario
  • Lyne Jetté, Director of Business Development and Negotiation, Private Label, Metro
  • Janet Joyce, Director of Human Resources, Colemans
  • Sharon Lansing, Vice-President, Market Division, Grocery, Health and Wellness, Loblaw
  • Nancy Lindstrom, Assistant Operations Manager, Save-on-Foods Prince George
  • Nancy Marcus, Corporate Vice-President of Marketing, Kruger Products
  • Alison McLean, Country Business Manager, Nestle Health Science
  • Teresa Spinelli, President, Italian Centre Shop

2013

  • Susan Adams, Managing Director, Bevendale Enterprises, the Grocery Store Whistler
  • Judy Bennett, Public Relations Manager, Colemans
  • Suzanne Blanchet, President and CEO, Cascades Tissue Group
  • Jennifer Carlson, Founder and Vice-President of Branding and Innovation, Baby Gourmet
  • Linda Cavasin, Senior Director of Produce Merchandising, Metro Ontario
  • Leslie Chester, Chief Marketing Officer, Nestlé Canada
  • Sylvie Cloutier, President and CEO, Council of Food Processing and Consumer Products
  • Toby Greig, Lead Front-End Specialist, Sobeys Ontario
  • Michele Hardinge, Senior Vice-President of Fresh Foods, Walmart Canada
  • Margaret Hudson, President, Burnbrae Farms
  • Bettie Lye, Vice-President of Research for North American and Emerging Markets, McCain Foods
  • Josée Minoto, Director of Merchandising (Super C), Metro
  • Cheli Rivers, Store Manager, Sobeys Ajax
  • Erin Rooney, Vice-President of Sales, SC Johnson
  • Pam Smith, District Manager of National Grocers Franchise, Loblaw
  • Laurie Schild, Vice-President of Marketing and Member Relations, Calgary Co-operative Association

2012

  • Cori Bonina, Owner, Stong’s Market
  • Carmen Churcott, Vice-President, Overwaitea Food Group
  • Sylvia Colbert-Maier, Senior Director of Learning Stores West, Loblaw
  • Diane Craig, Partner, Tofood
  • Heather Crees, Vice-President of Marketing, McCain Foods Canada
  • Stacey Kravitz, Vice-President of Regional Accounts, Kraft Canada
  • Karen Kuwahara, President, Nestle Purina
  • Cindy Lee, Founder and CEO, T&T Supermarket
  • Jenny Longo, Director of Private Brands, Longo’s
  • Susan Niczowski, CEO, Summer Fresh Salads
  • Sarah O’Regan, Account Director, SC Johnson
  • Krista Payne, Director of Operations Team Development, Sobeys Ontario
  • Andrea Ramlogan, Vice-President of Operational Planning, Organic Meadow
  • Monique Simard, District Manager for Maxi and Maxi & Co, Loblaw
  • Mondella Stacey, Store Manager, Colemans
  • Eva Sun, CEO, Libra International

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