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Michael Forgione nominated as President of United Grocers Inc.

United Grocers Inc. Nomination

PRESS RELEASE

May 5th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

United Grocers Inc. Nomination

Toronto, Ontario

It is with great pleasure that Mr. Jamie Nelson, Chairman of UGI Board of Directors, confirms the nomination of Mr. Michael Forgione as President of United Grocers Inc. (UGI), effective June 29th, 2020.

President, United Grocers Inc. (UGI)

Michael Forgione

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Michael Forgione

Michael brings a wealth of retail and grocery industry experience, most recently at Longo Brothers Fruit Markets as the Chief Operations Officer, responsible for Operations, Merchandising, Supply Chain, Ecommerce & Continuous Improvement.

Michael has also been a member of the UGI board for three years, most recently acting as the Board Chair. In addition, he is an active board member for the Ted Rogers School of Business at Ryerson University. He also represents Longos as an active member of the Retail Council of Canada and volunteers his time at The Grocery Foundation. Michael and his wife Lynsay enjoy spending their time with family and travelling together.

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

 

 

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