United Grocers Inc. Board Nominations
May 5th, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
United Grocers Inc. Board Nomination
It is great pleasure that the Board Members of UGI, confirm the election of Jamie Nelson as Chairman of UGI Board Members and part of the Executive Committee for the next 3 years.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Corporation, United Grocers Inc. (UGI)
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Executive Vice President, Save On Foods
With 40 years of grocery retail experience, Jamie Nelson is a key player on the executive leadership team of Save-On-Foods, a division of the Jim Pattison Group.
Beginning his career in the grocery business as a retail clerk in Mission, B.C., Jamie steadily rose through various levels of management before joining the company’s executive in 2012. Today, as Executive Vice President of Save-On-Foods, Jamie holds overall management accountability for the merchandising, marketing, real estate, corporate services and people functions of the company’s four banners: Save-On-Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Urban Fare, and Bulkley Valley Wholesale.
Jamie is a respected leader known for his high standards of operational excellence, his ability to successfully facilitate team member engagement, and for his unwavering dedication to his teams, to Save-On-Foods and to the retail grocery industry. Jamie’s passion and expertise in the grocery industry has parlayed into active participation on numerous industry boards, where he gives back to the industry he considers himself fortunate to be part of.
About United Grocers Inc. (UGI)
United Grocers Inc. is a National Procurement Organization, who represents key retailers across the country with combined Retail Sales over $39.5 Billion and share of 34.4% of the Canadian grocery industry.
The strong partnership built between the UGI members and suppliers has been a key success factor that continues to deliver benefits day after day.
UGI is constantly looking to create new partnerships with suppliers of all business areas, all fresh departments, and with suppliers of other store operation services, always under the same mission.
WORKING TOGETHER = WINNING TOGETHER