Leaders in Retail Breakfast – Allan MacDonald, Canadian Tire
December 10, 2019| 7:30am - 9:15am
The Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series provides a unique opportunity for vendors and suppliers to hear directly from senior leaders of Canada’s biggest retail brands – with none of their retail competitors or media in the room.
No other program offers direct access to some of the most successful leaders in Canadian retail in such an intimate setting. Bring your entire team to hear first-hand business strategies from these important retail leaders.
Executive Vice-President, Retail, Canadian Tire Corporation
Allan MacDonald is Executive Vice-President, Retail at Canadian Tire Corporation, an iconic 95 year-old retailer with nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets across Canada. Allan oversees CTC’s Retail, Mark’s and FGL businesses. From high quality product assortments and world-class brand marketing, to strong private brand portfolios, inspiring store and eCommerce channels, and a valued relationship with Canadian Tire’s Associate Dealers, he is accountable to deliver experiences that Prepare Canadians for the Jobs & Joys of Life in Canada.
Prior to his current role, Allan held a variety of senior positions within the corporation including President of Canadian Tire Retail, Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice-President of the Automotive Division and Vice-President of Corporate Strategy. In a rapidly evolving retail marketplace Allan has led Canadian Tire’s transformation to become a more product and brand-led Company, while simultaneously guiding the Company into the future of digital and eCommerce, by focusing on operational performance management and sustained, profitable growth.
Over the course of his career, Allan has held senior roles at Bell Canada, Aliant Inc. and British Telecom in the United Kingdom. Allan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Acadia University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Henley Management College in England.
Please note, this event is only open to the supplier/vendor community.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
7:30 – 8:15 a.m. – Registration
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. – Presentation
Hot Breakfast served
Delta Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre
655 Dixon Rd.
Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J3