Our reputation is built on our strong commitment to customer service and the communities we serve. Whether through financial, in-kind or other community support and services, we actively practice Co-op Social Responsibility and investing in our surrounding communities.
Ken joined Calgary Co-op in 2014. His background in the retail food sector spans 24 years across merchandising and marketing through to private label procurement and global sourcing. Ken provides overall leadership to the organization by developing and ensuring the implementation of strategic direction and business plans for attaining corporate, financial and operational objectives. Ken is a member of the Deans Advisory for the SAIT School of Business and the Dean's Council for the SAIT School of Hospitality & Tourism. Ken is also a Member of the Board of Directors with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
Paul joined Co-op in 2015, and brings with him over 10 years of experience in executive leadership roles. Paul grew up in Calgary, and is an inspirational leader, communicator and negotiator. His experience includes roles at the Calgary Stampede including Chief Financial Officer, where he developed key skills including strategic and tactical planning, risk identification and mitigation, cross-functional collaboration, and board and stakeholder relations.
Jeff joined our company in 2008. He is responsible for Petroleum, Co-op Wine Spirits and Beer, Cannabis, Home Health Care and Business Development. Jeff has been in the co-operative retail industry since 1981.
Penney joined Calgary Co-op in 2018. She is responsible for marketing strategies and initiatives supporting all lines of business. Her work experience includes over 20 years invested in the field of marketing - market research, marketing planning and strategy.
Fadi joined Calgary Co-op in May 2015 as Director of IT, bringing extensive experience in Information Technology and Business Systems. In August 2019, Fadi was appointed to the position of Vice President, Information Technology responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information management program that meets the strategic business direction of Calgary Co-op. Fadi leads a team of systems professionals covering the design, implementation and operation of the overall technology environment to support Co-op’s diverse lines of business with a vision for advancing automation through innovative solutions.
Doug joined Calgary Co-op in 2016. His background in retail includes hard lines, soft lines and food retailing with over 30 years of experience. Working in operations and merchandising for some of Canada’s and the U.S’s largest retailers, his experience includes industry best practices, in diverse retail business models. Doug provides overall leadership to the food store operations and merchandising team.
Damon joined Calgary Co-op in 2017. His extensive background spans over 17 years in commercial real estate in western Canada, leading in the area of retail/commercial development, site analysis and location selection, as well as acquisitions and dispositions.
Bart joined Calgary Co-op in 1998, He is responsible for human resources, compensation and benefit programs, training and development, and labour relations. He brings over 34 years of experience in human resources and operations to this role.