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Our Sector Boards

Each of GS1 Canada’s sector boards are an integral part of our robust governance structure. They are composed of industry leaders who are committed to the adoption of GS1 global standards.

Each of our five sector boards identify strategic initiatives and address non-competitive issues through the implementation of non-proprietary standards and solutions.

  • To identify and recommend strategic initiatives that address Canadian industry sector specific business requirements in the value chain
  • To advocate GS1 standards and services
  • To represent and address the sectors or channels in which their organization operates
  • To direct and sponsor their organization’s participation in GS1 Canada committees, work groups and initiatives
  • To develop a business plan that addresses industry sector specific business requirements and define solutions for implementation by the Canadian community based on GS1 standards
  • To ensure strategies can be adopted by both multinational organizations as well as small to medium enterprises
  • To ensure that all standard requirements are submitted to the GS1 Global Standards Management Process approval process on behalf of Canadian industry
  • To participate in the annual GS1 Benchmarking Study

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and Hardlines




GS1 Canada Foodservice Sector Board

Brian Emmerton

Vice President & General Manager
Aramark Canada Ltd.

Craig Murray

Vice President, Foodservice Sales & Marketing
High Liner Foods

Dan Flanagan

President & Chief Executive Officer
Flanagan Foodservice Inc.


Debby Atallah

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations
GS1 Canada

Eileen Mac Donald

GS1 Canada

Errol Cerit

Senior Vice President, Industry Affairs & Member Services
Food & Consumer Products of Canada


George Franchetto

Manager, National Accounts
Nestlé Canada

Jayne Hughes

Vice President, Operations
Zast Foods Corp.

Jim Gauthier

Vice President, Marketing & Sales
Campbell Company of Canada


Murray Webb

Industry Advisor

N. Arthur Smith

Chief Executive Officer
GS1 Canada

Paul Bourrie

McCormack Bourrie Sales & Marketing


Peter Vale

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
Recipe Unlimited Corporation

Randy White

Sysco Canada

Robert Eiser

Aliments LUDA Foods


Scott McGregor

Director of Sales
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Shanna Munro

President and Chief Executive Officer
Restaurants Canada

Stéphane Mercier

Vice President, Foodservice
The Kraft Heinz Company


Steve Kampstra

Gordon Food Service Canada