These influential leaders, world-renowned visionaries, and passionate entrepreneurs will discuss the most critical topics affecting retail today.

Michèle Boudria 

President & CEO

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

Tommaso Brusò


Eataly North America

Maya Colombani 

Chief Sustainability & Human Rights Officer

L'Oréal Canada

Selwyn Crittendon

CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer

IKEA Canada

Diana Dimitian

Global Commerce Executive

Formerly of Levis and Wolverine

Derrick Emsley

CEO & Founder


Thomas Haupt

Country General Manager

Sephora Canada

Greg Hicks

President and CEO

Canadian Tire Corporation

Jan Kestle

President and Founder

Environics Analytics

AnnMarie Mercer

Chief People Officer

Walmart Canada

Sylvain Michel

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Change

Holt Renfrew

Eric Morris

Eric Morris

Managing Director and Head of Retail

Google Canada

Catherine O’Brien

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Nestlé Canada Inc.

Sangita Patel

Award-Winning Television Personality

Doug Stephens


Retail Prophet

Kimi Walker

Associate Vice President, Product Stewardship

Canadian Tire Corporation

Liza Amlani


Retail Strategy Group

Patricia Baker

Founder & CEO

Waterford PB Consulting

Keith Barry

Partner and VP


Jason Beales

Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

AIR MILES Reward Program

Daryl Blackmore

Director Asset Protection

Rexall Pharmacy Group

Joshua Bloom

GM of Global Business Solutions

TikTok Canada

Trevor Bremner

Regional Director

Centric Software

Meaghan Brophy

Senior Director, Sales

Walmart Connect Canada

Lily Barrière-Groppi

Stratège principale,


Christian Bourque

EVP & Senior Partner / Vice-président exécutif


Diane J. Brisebois

President & CEO

Retail Council of Canada

Francesca Cardarelli

Strategy & Insights Lead

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada

Lisa Covens

Senior Vice-President


Sophie DeLadurantaye

Director of Parcel Returns

Canada Post

Mamta Dogra

Director, Content Marketing & Customer Engagement

Canada Post

Luc Dumont

SVP Insights / Vice-président, Insight consommateur


Andrea Elliott

EVP Direct to Consumer

Moose Knuckles

Achille Ettorre

AI Advisor

John Francis

Vice President, Insights & Customer Engagement

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

Dustin Fuhs

Editor in Chief

Retail Insider

Chris Gardner

Strategic Executive Advisor

Neighbourly Pharmacy

Patrick Guedj

AI Practice Lead


Adam Halim

SVP of Product and Marketing


A/Detective Sergeant Mark Haywood

Commercial Auto Crime Bureau

Peel Regional Police - Intelligence

Jose Hollanda

Marketing Programs Director


Peter Hughes

National Customer Experience Practice Leader

KPMG Canada

Victor Imbrogno

Director of Business Development - TDS Digital & Premedia

TC Transcontinental

Andrew Kelly

GM Northeast Region


Matthew Kropp

Managing Director and Senior Partner

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Michael LeBlanc

Michael E. LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor

Retail Council of Canada

Kimberly Lee Minor


Women of Color Retail Alliance

Shauna Lenius


Freshco (Construction)

Santo Ligotti

Vice President of Member Services and Marketing

Retail Council of Canada

Adam Luck

Managing Director, Canada


Kais Makhlouf

Retail Practice Lead


Jessica Creces McElhone

SVP Strategic Growth

Cineplex Digital Media

Colleen Martin

Chief Revenue Officer


Sean McCormick

Sean McCormick

Data Expert


Sander Meijers

Country Manager, Canada


Naqaash Pirani

Head of Digital Strategy

Adobe Canada

Letecia Rose

VP, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Canadian Tire Corporation

Chris Parsons

Sr Director, Omni-Channel Marketing

Home Hardware

Andy Priestman

Director of Business Development & Innovation

TC Transcontinental

Chris Sallans

VP Retail & Services Operations & Fulfilment

Best Buy Canada

Darrell Schuurman

Co-Founder & CEO

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

Kristin Sharland

Retail Client Executive


Shawn Stewart


AIR MILES Reward Program

Terry Sullivan

VP Retail Solutions


Danyal Syed Ali

Head of Insights

IKEA Canada

Stephanie Wall

Vice President Marketing

Sport Chek

David Waterfall

VP Marketing

Mr Lube

Ryan Webber

VP of Sales, Marketing and Client Success

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Alan Whitfield

EVP of Store Operations

Harry Rosen

Steve Worthy


Worthy Retail

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