CROSSMARK’s Kim Thompson named among Canadian
Grocer’s 2016 Star Women in Grocery
PLANO, Texas and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (June 27, 2016) — Kim Thompson, CROSSMARK vice president Client Services, has been named to Canadian Grocer’s 2016 Star Women in Grocery Awards. Since 2012, the awards have recognized the important role women play in the grocery industry through their leadership, innovation and commitment to the industry. Canadian Grocer is one of Canada’s oldest magazines and is a leading trade magazine in Canada.
Kim is a dynamic and passionate leader and has fostered strong relationships with the grocery industry over the past 20 years. Kim has significantly grown CROSSMARK’s client revenues over the past 2.5 years. As a result, CROSSMARK achieved the highest level of in-store execution within the grocery industry during that time. Through her dedication as a leader and her passion for the shopper experience, she has contributed greatly to CROSSMARK’s success.
“Kim’s commitment to mentoring others and her ability to nurture talent is unsurpassed,” said Chris Terrio, President and CEO of CROSSMARK Canada. “Kim has always believed that what happens within the grocery store is paramount to our clients’ and customers’ success, and she has consistently looked for new ways to enhance the customer experience at the store level.”
Winners will be celebrated at the annual Star Women Breakfast in Toronto and individually recognized among their peers and colleagues.
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company that provides growth solutions for consumer-branded suppliers and retailers. For more than 100 years, CROSSMARK has helped the world's most powerful brands achieve their business objectives across major classes of trade. Expertise includes Headquarter Sales, Retail Merchandising, Retailer Solutions, Shopper and Consumer Engagement, In-Store Events, Experiential Marketing, Shopper Marketing, In-Store Data Collection & Field Intelligence, and Analytics & Insights.
CROSSMARK is majority owned by Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, CROSSMARK employs over 40,000 people throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.