Progressive Grocer presented its new slate of Top Women in Grocery in its June 2017 print issue. The issue is devoted to showcasing the overall excellence and continued achievement among female movers and shakers in the North American retail food industry.
All Top Women in Grocery winners will be formally recognized at a gala celebration on November 9, at The Westin O'Hare in Chicago (Rosemont), Ill. The event will include an optional daytime Leadership Development Program, which is designed to foster connections and discuss the importance of female leaders in the industry.
The Top Women in Grocery program is a celebration of the critical roles women serve in their companies, communities and the industry at large.
The Top Women in Grocery award winners represent all levels in the industry within both the retailer and supplier communities. Candidates are nominated by colleagues and peers for one of three categories:
In addition, the Trailblazer Award recognizes a single food industry executive whose leadership and vision have had a profound influence on women in the retail food industry.