Consumer products and retail

4828 Regional Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Canada

Our client is a leading Fortune 500 distribution organization. 

Based at the Canadian Head Office in Toronto, the Regional Vice President & General Manager- Eastern Canada, is a critical leadership role that will report directly to the Canadian President and will serve as a member of the organization’s Canadian Senior Leadership Team. 

The RVP & GM will have P&L leadership responsibility for the organization’s eastern region (Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic), which encompasses 20+ branches and approximately 300+ employees. He/she will provide strategic sales and operational leadership, and will be accountable for ensuring the achievement of financial and operational goals and objectives, including the development and implementation of the regional strategic growth plan.

Critical to success in this role will be the incumbent’s strong strategic capabilities coupled with superior business acumen and a customer focused approach. A strong communicator and developer of people, the RVP & GM will work alongside the team to build upon existing business, while identifying and capitalizing on new and emerging market opportunities

The ideal candidate will possess a University degree combined with 15+ years of leadership experience within industrial/electrical supply or broader distribution based organizations, where they have successfully managed a geographically dispersed business and P&L to superior business results. He/She will have refined strategic thinking capabilities with a proven track record of developing and executing strategic plans and organizational structure that capitalizes on market opportunities and delivers sustainable, profitable growth. Moreover, the ideal candidate will bring M&A experience (particularly operational integration experience) inclusive of a deep financial acumen, where they will have the confidence and credibility to strategically align resources behind a growth strategy.


For confidential consideration, please email your résumé to draycroft@bedfordgroup.com


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