The Influential Women in Industry Panel. L to R: Tony Chapman (also moderator), Tony Chapman Reactions; Kathie Bavota, director of sales, Consumer Business Group, 3M Canada; Tebbie Chuchla, head of marketing, Conagra Brands; Laura D’Andrea, VP sales, Consumer Beauty, Coty Canada; Cheryl Radisa, VP marketing, McCormick Canada; Milena Trentadue, head of Canada Sales & Revenue Management, Church & Dwight Canada; Michael Graydon, CEO, FCPC; and Errol Cerit, senior VP, Industry Affairs & Member Services, FCPC.
Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) held its National Sales and Marketing symposium in May - "Future Forward: Revolution of an Industry" held at the Mississauga Convention Centre. Grocery Business stopped by to hear some of the industry experts discuss marketing topics, such as how technology is changing the retail experience, and marketing to ethnic consumers and millennials.
The event also included the Influential Women in Industry Panel.
Front: Melissa Lui, Rachel Bush, Elaine Poon, Nadia Eccles and Cathy Wilson. Back: James Cleary, Mike Rodine, Jim Slomka, Thomas Leek and Mat Stiver-Balla
From left: Collin Glaysher, C.B. Powell; Dan Bajor; and Matt Blixt, Kruger Inc.
Connie Smith, a speaker at the symposium with Jim Slomka, Clorox Canada.