In Conversation with Carmen Fortino of Metro Inc.

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May 5, 2022

| 7:30am - 9:15am

This in-depth session with Carmen Fortino will demonstrate how Metro Inc. is looking ahead, recognizing the need for urgent action while demonstrating value for its partners, associates, and company leaders.  Leadership takes courage, and Metro Inc. is committed to taking charge. This event is exclusive to retail vendors and suppliers.

Join us for this great opportunity to hear from Carmen Fortino, EVP and Metro Ontario Division Head and National Supply Chain, Metro Inc.

Date: May 5, 2022
Time: 7:30am – 9:15am ET
Agenda: 7:30am – 8:15am Networking and Hot Breakfast; 8:15am – 9:15am In Conversation and Audience Q&A
Location: Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre – 655 Dixon Rd. Toronto

Tickets: Online Registration is now closed.  If you wish to attend the event, please arrive onsite and register at the registration desk.
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In Conversation with Retail Leaders in Canada is an exciting series featuring in-depth conversations between Retail Council of Canada President and CEO Diane J. Brisebois and Canada’s top retail leaders and industry insiders.

Mr. Fortino joined METRO in September 2014 as Senior Vice President and Metro Ontario Division Head, where he was leading a team of over 32,000 people and overseeing the day-to-day operations of 264 Metro and Food Basics stores.  He was promoted in January 2016 to Executive Vice President and Metro Ontario Division Head. In February 2019, he was appointed Executive Vice President and Metro Ontario Division Head and National Supply Chain.

Mr. Fortino brings a lifetime of Canadian food retail experience and success to METRO, complemented by experiences in the health and wellness sector internationally.

He has a deep understanding of the Ontario market, having grown up in a family of grocers, where he started in the business in 1985.  He then held several positions of progressively increasing responsibility with a major competitor, completing his tenure there as Executive Vice President, Ontario Region from 2003 to 2007.

Mr. Fortino has a proven track record of delivering a great customer experience that drives results. He has extensive experience in operations, merchandising and supply chain/logistics along with great leadership skills.

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