It’s a challenging and exciting time to be a retailer — technology-enabled innovations, demographic trends, and global competitors continue to change what it takes to succeed.
Clients include retail CEOs, Executives & Investors as well as startup Founders who want help with:
I'm a seasoned strategist and advisor to CEOs, with experience across the retail value chain (retail, CPG, manufacturing, transportation) and in global markets. My strategy expertise is complemented by line experience with accountability for a $1 billion annual purchasing budget.
Catherine can be counted on to deliver great results. She structures and manages work on large, complex issues and strategies in a way that leads to powerful strategies and concrete, measurable action plans while efficiently leveraging company resources. She has excellent business sense, very strong analytical skills and is skilled at communicating information to executive and board-level audiences. I highly recommend her for any strategy projects.
John Tersigni, Former SVP Finance, Holt Renfrew
Catherine consistently delivers excellence and has a unique ability to work with executives to develop visionary and bold strategies while making sure that vision is translated into clear, executable actions and metrics. She quickly hones in on key issues and opportunities, can be counted on to provide an objective perspective and is a great thought partner.
Alix Box, President & CEO Second Cup
Catherine did an outstanding job of helping design and implement the strategy to make the Rothsay Company (Independent Operating Company of Maple Leaf Foods Inc) an innovative and leading recycling business in Canada. Catherine has strong analytical skills and excellent business sense. She worked very well with our team and I would highly recommend Catherine to lead any business strategy initiative.
Kevin Golding, Former President, Rothsay (formerly part of Maple Leaf Foods Inc)
Catherine has exceptional business sense and is very skilled at distilling highly complex materials into clear strategic options. As well, it is simply a pleasure to work with her.
Ted Bilyea, Former President, Maple Leaf Foods International