7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Presentation
The Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series provides an exclusive and unique opportunity for vendors and suppliers of goods and services to hear directly from senior leaders of Canada’s biggest retail brands - with none of their fellow retailer 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.
Loblaw Companies Limited
In January 2017, Sarah Davis was appointed President, Loblaw Companies Limited, overseeing the day-to-day operations of Canada’s largest retailer and the nation’s food and pharmacy leader. With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers.
Ms. Davis joined Loblaw in 2007 and, prior to assuming the role of President, served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, responsible for Real Estate, Strategy, Information Technology, Supply Chain and Human Resources. Ms. Davis has a strong corporate-finance background, which has served her well in supporting some of the company’s most transformative programs in recent history, including the implementation of SAP, the creation of Choice Properties REIT, and the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.
Ms. Davis is the chair of PC® Children’s Charity, and served as chair of the [email protected] network from 2009 to 2017. She also sits on the Board of Directors for PC Financial, AGF Investments and T&T Supermarkets.
Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours degree from Queen’s University, a Chartered Accountant and is a Fellow of the CPA.