Eric has worked in Retail for over 40 years covering Store level Management, Regional Operations, Marketing, Private label development and Category Management. In his early development at Shoppers Drug Mart, he worked in junior level roles and through his accomplishments and drive, held a senior level position in merchandising at Shoppers Drug Mart. In 2008, he moved to Walmart Canada where he held SVP positions in both Category Management and Private Brand development
He has a proven track record of year-after-year success achieving sustained revenue, EBIDTA and business growth across a competitive retail landscape in Canada. He demonstrates a strong customer focus and cross functional orientation, blending strategic ability, end-to-end management and incredible analytics to deliver positive top line, bottom line and working capital targets.
Eric is a driven passionate leader who excels at respect of human capital through mentoring individuals career goals, complex relentless negotiations that are collaborative, and a strong 3-year strategic outlook for revenue management. Eric’s experience has taken him around the globe in various retail markets. His experience enables him to relate real life examples of what has worked for him, but also what he learned through coaching moments.