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Peter Allen, ITWAL

Peter Allen takes over as GM at ITWAL

Peter Allen, ITWAL

Peter Allen, ITWAL

Following a recent promotion, Peter Allen is now vice-president and general manager, ITWAL Limited.

Allen joined ITWAL in October of 2007 as director, business development, retail, bringing with him a wealth of experience within the confectionery industry. Allen started his career with Wrigley Canada in 1988 as a territory manager and progressed over the years to director of wholesale gas and convenience, also spending some time as director, wholesale accounts at Cadbury. 

In a release, ITWAL president and CEO Ross Robertson said Allen’s “extensive experience and knowledge of the confectionery industry and the full line wholesale distributor has served him well at ITWAL.” Allen was promoted to vice-president in 2017. In his current capacity, he “has very ably demonstrated to members and suppliers alike, that he has the ability and attitude to effectively lead the company going forward and build on what has been established.” 


Lorna Shankowsky joins ITWAL in foodservice role

ITWAL welcomes Lorna Shankowsky to the position of director of food service, effective October 21st, 2019. In this role, she will be responsible for the overall management and development of ITWAL’s food service business, as well as being a contributing member of the senior management team. 

“Lorna will work closely with both our food service suppliers and members, ensuring we are maximizing on our selling, marketing, information and distribution solutions,” ITWAL president and CEO Ross Robertson said in a statement. “Lorna is an accomplished executive having focused on building and nurturing relationships to drive business growth.”

Shankowsky spent the bulk of her career at Kraft Food Service Division, most recently as director, national distributor development, before becoming director of sales for Canterbury Group.