RCC’s Canadian Grand Prix 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. 

2023 Canadian Grand Prix Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

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Retail Council of Canada (RCC) and Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP) are honoured to announce the two recipients of the 2023 Canadian Grand Prix Lifetime Achievement AwardSerge Boulanger of Metro Inc., and John Pigott of Morrison Lamothe Inc., of Club Coffee L.P. 

Serge Boulanger

John Pigott
CEO, Morrison Lamothe Inc. and Club Coffee L.P.

“We are thrilled to honour Serge Boulanger with the Canadian Grand Prix Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Diane J. Brisebois, President and CEO of Retail Council of Canada. “Mr. Boulanger’s outstanding leadership, innovation, and dedication to the retail industry have left an indelible mark, and his contributions have been invaluable to the growth and success of grocery in Canada.” Read more.

“Mr. Pigott’s remarkable career journey and contributions to the grocery industry make him a truly deserving recipient of the Canadian Grand Prix Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Michael Graydon, President and CEO of Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada. “His leadership at Club Coffee and Morrison Lamothe has been nothing short of exemplary, driving innovation and growth while prioritizing sustainability and quality. We are proud to recognize Mr. Pigott’s outstanding achievements and contributions to the grocery industry with this esteemed award.” Read more.


Margaret Hudson
 President & CEO, Burnbrae Farms
Darrell Jones
 President, Save-On-Foods

Donald and David Sobey
Chair Emeriti, Sobeys

Cindy Lee and Tina Lee
Founder and CEO,
T&T Supermarket

Anthony Longo
President and CEO,


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