Board of Directors

Retail Council of Canada is overseen by our Board of Directors, who are senior executives from leading retailers in Canada.

For more information, please contact Susan Roche at

Peter Higgins, Chair

President and Chocolate Scientist

Purdys Chocolatier

Greg Hicks, Vice-Chair


Canadian Tire Retail

Alain Baird, Board Member

Founder & CEO

The Stitch It Group Inc.

Beth Newlands Campbell, Board Member


Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

Bob Hakeem, Board Member

Chief Operations Officer

Walmart Canada

Bob Ianson, Board Member


Heirloom Linens

Clint Mahlman, Board Member

President & COO

London Drugs Limited

Garry Senecal, Board Member

Chief Customer Officer

Loblaw Companies Limited

Dr. George Soleas, Board Member

President & CEO

Liquor Control Board of Ontario

Guy Breaumier, Board Member

Executive Vice-President

Big Box, Lowe's Canada

Melanie Teed-Murch, Board Member


Toys 'R' Us (Canada), Ltd.

Misti Mussatto, Board Member

President & CEO

Toy Jungle

Pietro Nenci, Board Member


GMM Corporate Foods Canada, Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.

Ron Wilson, Board Member

President & COO

Best Buy Canada Ltd.

Troy Dunn, Board Member

Director of Retail Canada

Apple Canada Inc.

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