Paul graduated from UNB in 1983 with a BBA degree . Upon graduating he joined Ernest Young in Toronto and worked as a senior staff accountant for five years. In 1988, Paul joined Loblaw Companies Limited as a Finance Manger in their Wholesale Division. Over the next five years Paul took several roles of progressive responsibilities leading to the role of Vice President, Finance for Loblaw‘s Atlantic Canada Operations. This role required Paul and his family in 1994 to relocate to Halifax where he was based for the next thirteen years.
In 1998, Paul moved to a merchandising role managing the Center of Store categories for Atlantic Canada. In 2007, Paul and his family returned to Toronto where Paul took on the national role of Vice President, Pricing Analytics in the newly created Loblaw national merchandising team. Over the next ten years Paul worked in merchandising and supply chain leading a variety of national merchandising functions including promotions, pricing, and space planning.
Over the last two years of Paul’s career along with his current responsibilities he played an active role facilitating Loblaw company's business culture initiative.
In June of 2018, Paul has retired from his full time role and is now providing consulting services in the area of leadership and culture to the Loblaw group. He will be speaking on Business Leadership & Culture: Lessons I would of like to have learned earlier in my career.
This session will include pizza and soft drinks.
Sponsored by UNBF’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) through the support of a generous alumnus and in partnership with the MBA Society and Business Administration Undergraduate Society (BAUS).