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2022 inductee

Jamie Nelson

Jamie Nelson is a key member of the executive leadership team of the Pattison Food Group. With 42 years of grocery retail experience, he began his career as a retail clerk in Mission, B.C., and steadily rose through various levels of management at Save-On-Foods before joining the company’s leadership team in 2012. Today he is COO of the Pattison Food Group and executive vice president of Save-On-Foods. Nelson has received Save-On-Foods’ highest accolade twice in his career. In 1997, he was named “Store Leader of the Year” during his time as a store manager in Red Deer, Alta., and in 2009 he was named “Business Leader of the Year” when he was the general manager of centre of store. He actively participates on industry boards including those for the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers and United Grocers Inc., where he is currently chair.