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Brian Piwek

Former president and CEO at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. Inc., Brian Piwek’s experience and expertise is in the international retail industry. He was president of Overwaitea Foods from 1991 until 1997. In 1997, he accepted the position as Co-CEO of A&P Canada, and in 2000, was appointed its chairman, president and CEO. In late 2002, he moved to the U.S. as president and CEO of A&P US, where he began the turnaround of North America’s oldest retail food chain. Piwek retired from A&P in July 2005. He has served on many voluntary boards and is a 1996 Golden Pencil award recipient.