A huge thank you to the Star Women in Convenience Awards sponsors and industry partners, who have supported the Star Women program and helped make this award for women such a great success.
Now in its fourth year, SWIC recognizes exceptional women from all facets of the channel—from independent entrepreneurs to leaders in retail, distribution, product innovation, manufacturing, industry associations and c-suite executives—who demonstrate commitment, innovation and leadership in times of extraordinary change.
Chrystal Adkins: industry professional
Marie-Andrée Bourgeois: Sales director, Kind Snacks
Courtney Brodersen: Ontario regional sales manager, JTI-Macdonald Corp.
Nikoletta Charamis: National key account manager, Sobeys Wholesale
Karen Demetriou: Senior business development leader, Conagra Brands
Rose Donatelli: National account manager, Lactalis Canada
Véronique Dubois: Management consultant, convenience and gas, Sobeys Capital Inc.
Rebecca Fitzpatrick: Key accounts representative, Vomar Industries Inc./Tank Traders
Manon Francoeur: Procurement manager, Proximity Banners, Metro Inc.
Laura Gray: Marketing director, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
Leena Halim: Program & marketing manager, SRP Companies Canada
Chantal Jalette: Operations manager, Les Entreprises Sylvain Turgeon (Petro-Canada)
Melissa Kwok: Manager, Canadian marketing channel execution, Parkland Corporation
Anna Mazza: Specialist, wholesale distribution, Suncor Energy Inc. (Petro-Canada)
Tiina McCombie: National petroleum director, National Energy Equipment, Inc. (NEE)
Verna Martens: Owner-operator, Super Splash (Shell)
Diana Masri: Business area manager, Imperial Tobacco Canada
Raj Minhas: Owner-operator, Petro-Canada
Cynthia Moscato: Senior marketing manager, Quebec West Division, Couche-Tard
Cherrie Palo: GDP & health and safety compliance manager, Wallace & Carey
Mélanie Racine: Director, human resources, Groupe F. Dufresne
Monica Row: Key account manager, Mondelēz Canada Inc.
Jody Rubino: Regional retail & marketing manager, W. O. Stinson & Son Ltd.
Judi Saliba: Senior sales executive, TFI Food Equipment Solutions
Jennifer Stewart: President and CEO, Canadian Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (CIPMA)
Cindy Tal: Regional operations manager, Parkland Corporation
Laurie Ure: Owner-operator, Ure’s Country Kitchen
Rebecca Winter: Director of sales and customer service, Payment Source
Alissa Woo: National campaign manager, marketing—Canada, Alimentation Couche-Tard
Valery Zamuner: General counsel, SVP legal affairs and corporate secretary, Alimentation Couche-Tard