RCC’s Canadian Grand Prix Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes senior executives who have demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to the Canadian grocery industry. The recipients of the Award reflect the industry’s spirit of community and trust and demonstrate a strong commitment to innovation, both in the products their company offers to consumers and the leadership they provide within their organization. The recipients are recognized as role models whose passion goes beyond a lifelong dedication to the industry, demonstrating a commitment to greater good through support for charitable and community organizations.

T&T Supermarkets’ Cindy and Tina Lee receive RCC’s 2018 Canadian Grand Prix Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award

Cindy Lee’s vision and tireless work with her team to create an unrivaled authentic Asian food experience continues 25 years after opening her first stores in 1993. When Cindy retired in 2014, the legacy cemented by the mother was furthered by her eldest daughter. Tina, who took over as CEO, is leading with a people-oriented, purpose-driven management style that anticipates consumers’ increasing demands for the highest quality goods. Today, T&T Supermarkets is the largest Asian grocer in Canada, and by the end of 2018, will have 27 locations nationwide. T&T is widely regarded as one of the best Asian grocery chains the world.