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Network's shining 'Stars' revealed

Thursday, August 22, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Barbara Francella
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By Nancy Krawczyk

Network of Executive Women sponsor companies are living the NEW mission on both sides of the border.

At The Kroger Co., Jayne Homco has been named president of the retailer's Michigan division. Previously serving as vice president of merchandising for Kroger’s Southwest division, Jayne will now oversee 16,500 associates in 129 stores. Erin Sharp has been promoted to group vice president, manufacturing. Erin joined Kroger in 2011 as vice president of operations for the manufacturing division.

Congratulations, too, to Shannon Curtin, promoted to group vice president and general manager, beauty at Walgreen Company. Previously serving as division vice president and general merchandise manager, beauty/personal care, Shannon’s new role includes development and growth of the company’s beauty proposition and customer experience across the United States.

At Yes To Inc., CEO Joy Chen was named one of the "Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” by the San Francisco Business Times. The women’s leadership advocate was recognized as one of the journal’s "Most Admired CEOs” in 2012.

Canadian Grocer's 'Stars'

Canadian Grocer recently honored women shaping Canada's grocery industry with their second annual "Star Women in Grocery” awards, recognizing women for their leadership, innovation and dedication to the grocery business, go to:
Susan Adams, managing director, Bevendale Enterprises (The Grocery Store)
Judy Bennett, public relations manager, Colemans
Suzanne Blanchet, president and CEO, Cascades Tissue Group
Jennifer Carlson, founder, vice president of branding and innovation, Baby Gourmet
Linda Cavasin, senior director of produce merchandising, Metro Ontario
Leslie Chester, chief marketing officer, Nestlé Canada
Sylvie Cloutier, president and CEO, Council of Food Processing and Consumer Products
Toby Greig, lead front-end specialist, Sobeys Ontario
Michele Hardinge, senior vice president of fresh foods, Walmart Canada
Margaret Hudson, president, Burnbrae Farms
Bettie Lye, vice president of research, North American and emerging markets, McCain Foods
Josée Minoto, director of merchandising, Super C, Metro
Cheli Rivers, store manager, Sobeys
Erin Rooney, former vice president of sales, SC Johnson
Laurie Schild, vice president of marketing and member relations, Calgary Co-operative Association
Pam Smith, district manager of national grocers franchise, Loblaw

Nancy Krawczyk is vice president of sales and marketing for the Network of Executive Women. She heads a team focused on delivering value to NEW sponsors, strengthening customer relationships and communicating the Network’s message to its stakeholders and the industry.

Views expressed in signed blogs and user comments are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Network of Executive Women or its Officers, Board members and sponsors.

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