Grocery Business, represented by brand ambassador Jim Slomka, was invited to attend the Global Summit organized by the Consumer Goods Forum. The prestigious event draws C-Suite food and grocery retail executives from around the globe.


Anthony Longo, Longo's; Carla Anger and Todd Fisher, Kimberly Clark

Brandt Louie, H.Y. Louie and London Drugs with Grocery Business' Jim Slomka

During the Black Tie dinner, Danone's Dan Magliocco's cell phone helped the people at his table watch the last few minutes of the historic win by the Toronto Raptors

Catherine Thomas, Loblaw Companies Ltd., Tina Lee, T&T Supermarkets and Kevin Groh, Loblaw Companies

Cecile Van Zandijcke, Dr Oetker Canada and Michael Graydon, Food and Consumer Products of Canada

Danone Canada team: Dan Magliocco, Natalie Holloway and Paul Hogan

Galen Weston, Loblaw Companies Limited and Jim Slomka, Grocery Business

Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani and Anthony Longo, Longo's

Jamie Nelson and Darrell Jones, Save-On-Foods; Diane Brisebois, Retail Council of Canada and Art Smith, GS1

Kelly Jessop and Pat Dean, Shoppers Drug Mart and Sarah Davis, Loblaw Companies

Rupa Bahri, GSK and Gary Wade, Unilever Canada



Sandy Tan, T&T Supermarkets and Garry Senecal, Loblaw Companies Limited

Save On Foods' Brian Gandy, Noel Alkins. Darrell Jones, Ben Harrack and Jamie Nelson

Shoppers Drug Mart team: Jeff Leger, Kelly Jessop and Pat Dean

Steve Fox, Nestle Canada and Jamie Nelson, Save-On-Foods

Tom Shurrie and Gary Sands, Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers

Grocery Businss Ambassador Jim Slomka with federal finance minister Bill Morneau at the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit

The Coca Cola Company: Scott Lindsay, James Dinkins and Dagmar Boggs

Grocery retail tours at the Global Summit

Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit store tour

The Global Summit in Vancouver was well-attended

Elvis Costello and Diana Krall entertained guests at the Black Tie dinner during the Global Summit

Accenture team Tara Burns and Laura Gurski with Grocery Business' Jim Slomka

 Dwight Konings, the Advantage Group

Daniel Servitje, Chairman of the Board CEO Group Bimbo

Mark Schneider, CEO Nestle

Max Koeune, president and CEO of McCain

Judith McKenna, president and CEO of Walmart International

Rodney McMullen, CEO of Kroger

Frans Muller, president and CEO of Ahold Delhaize


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