Chris Powell, senior VP of business development at Tree of Life Canada has been named the 2021 recipient of CFIG’s prestigious Life Member Award in the Industry Builder category.
According to the CFIG press release: "In 1991, Powell joined Ashley-Koffman Foods, the company that would become Tree of Life Canada. During his 31 years with the company, Powell has enjoyed growing the business, especially with independents. Tree of Life and Powell got involved with CFIG in 2003 and for the last two years, Powell has been chair of the Associate Members’ Council, a group of senior executives representing a variety of Canadian grocery product companies that provides professional guidance to the board of directors on industry news and trends. Throughout his career, Powell has developed a true passion for Canada’s independents."