Created on 10/4/2019 11:24:02 AM
Mississauga, ON, Oct.4 , 2019 – Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is pleased to announce that Carol Stewart, retired President and Chief Executive Officer at Kellogg Canada Inc., will receive the 2019 Award of Distinction at this year’s annual CEO & Executive Leadership Conference. The conference will be held from October 10-11 at the White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
This prestigious award is presented to Carol in recognition of her momentous career spanning over three decades. Carol has been an active member of FCPC for many years, including participation on the Board and, most recently, as Board Chair.
“Carol’s perspective and counsel on many of the key issues affecting the consumer goods industry have helped FCPC to better serve its membership throughout her tenure on our Board,” said Michael Graydon, Chief Executive Officer, FCPC. “It is my absolute privilege to celebrate Carol’s leadership, passion and contributions to the CPG industry.”
Carol holds a bachelor of business administration from Wilfred Laurier University, and got her first job in the CPG industry at Cadbury. In 1989 she took on a brand manager position at Kellogg Canada and succeeded through a series of increasingly senior roles, including Senior Vice President, Sales. In 2009 she became president and CEO, the first and only woman to hold the title for Kellogg Canada to date. Carol retired in August 2019.
FCPC’s Governance Committee bestows this award to deserving individuals whose achievements and contributions to both FCPC and the Canadian food and consumer products manufacturing industry demonstrate excellence. Recipients are customarily celebrated and honoured by their peers at FCPC’s CEO & Executive Leadership Conference.
The Award of Distinction has been presented since 2010. Past recipients include Allan Cosman, Ferrero Canada, Marc Guay, PepsiCo Foods Limited, Tom Gunter, Fiera Foods and ConAgra Foods Canada, and others.
FCPC is Canada's largest industry association representing the companies that manufacture and distribute the vast majority of food, beverage and consumer goods found on grocery store shelves. Our members provide jobs to almost 300,000 Canadians, and include small and large multinational and Canadian owned companies. Learn more at www.fcpc.ca and follow us at @FCPC1
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