Kevin Hayes will retire from United Grocers Inc. (UGI) on May 31, 2022. Hayes has acted as the director of business development for UGI for over 12 years. Before that, he worked in a variety of senior roles with companies including Loblaw, Sobeys, Metro, Hudson's Bay, Herbie's Food & Drug, and Valdi.
"My good friend, Kevin Hayes, one of the good guys in the biz and Director of Business Development at United Grocers Inc. (13 years), is retiring at the end of the month. A 42-year veteran of the CPG Industry, Kevin’s previous experience includes LCL, Sobeys, Metro/Food Basics, Zellers, Herbie’s and Valdi. Thanks for your support over the years and your continuous efforts to raise funds for the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Best of luck in your new chapter," says Jim Slomka of Grocery Business.