Ms. Gibson joined Metro in April 2010 and is currently Vice-President, Private Brands. Having received several awards, including Store Brands Magazine's Executive of the Year in 2015 and Innovator of the Year in 2014, Ms. Gibson has been instrumental in developing both the reputation and recognition of Metro's private labels. She is a senior executive experienced in different areas of marketing, including strategic planning, brand management, retail, launching new concepts, marketing and purchasing. In recent years, Ms. Gibson has acquired a strong knowledge of consumer trends and habits in Quebec and Canada. She has evolved in major companies such as Loblaw Companies and The Bay. She helped launch the Warehouse Club concept in Canada, which now operate under the Costco banner.
Director of Private Brands Longo's
Growing up in the family business as daughter of one of the Longo’s founders it is a good thing this self proclaimed foodie was born into a food and not a tire business. Growing up working in all areas of the business private label landed on her lap in 1990 as an opportunity for Longo’s to explore and she has been at it ever since. Exploring unique niche items to bare their family name is always a thrilling challenge. As Director of Private Brands at Longo’s, a member of the Family Council , and a member of the Senior Management Team Jenny enjoys the opportunity to create new and exciting programs and strategies, while acting as an ambassador to the family keeping the founders principals and values as a guide along the way.
Founder Follow Me Foodie.com
Mijune is an international food personality, founder of Follow Me Foodie.com and judge on Food Network's Top Chef Canada. Named “Must Follow” by The Social Media Awards, and one of the "World's Most Extreme Foodies" in The Sunday Times, she is also a judge for the BC Product of the Year Award, and Taste Canada Awards.
Store Brands Specialist Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
After completing a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing, Nena started her career in marketing consulting where she created business and marketing plans for small and medium sized companies. Eventually her love of food took over and she was excited to start a career in the food industry. Her career at Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) started in category management, but her ultimate passion for Store Brands and Product Development followed shortly thereafter. Nena works in a small team that creates and manages FCL’s Store Brands portfolio.
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