Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series

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.

October 24, 2019

Domenic Pilla, Chief Executive Officer, McKesson Canada (Rexall, Well.ca, Guardian, IDA, Medicine Shoppe, Uniprix)

Domenic Pilla was appointed Chief Executive Officer of McKesson Canada on January 3, 2017. In this role, Domenic has executive responsibility for McKesson’s pharmaceutical distribution, specialty health, independent pharmacy, and retail pharmacy businesses in Canada, including Rexall, Well.ca, Medicentres and Claimsecure. He brings over 30 years of leadership in the health care and retailing sectors in Canada and brings expertise in pharmacy, distribution and sales management, health networks, and health information technology.

November 8, 2019

Kevin Macnab, President and CEO, Home Hardware Stores Ltd.

Kevin Macnab is a seasoned omnichannel retailer and proven leader with more than 30 years of retail industry experience. Mr. Macnab understands the importance of adapting to the fast-changing retail landscape and has a track record of increasing market share by building strong teams to deliver customer-centric omnichannel strategies.

November 15, 2019

Jeff Leger, President of Shoppers Drug Mart

A licensed pharmacist, Jeff worked in the hospital and generic pharmaceutical manufacturing sectors before joining Shoppers Drug Mart in 2008 as Director, Category Management. Throughout his career at Shoppers Drug Mart, Jeff has held roles of increasing responsibility including VP, Pharmacy Procurement; SVP, Pharmaceutical Partnerships & MediSystem Pharmacy; and SVP, Loblaw Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Partnerships.

December 10, 2019

Allan MacDonald, 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.

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