Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Hope Bagozzi

Chief Marketing Officer
Tim Hortons

Hope Bagozzi, one of Canada’s top marketing minds, joined Tim Hortons in January 2020 as the Chief Marketing Officer. A deeply respected and award-winning marketing leader, Hope brings deep experience in the QSR industry having also worked for 15 years with McDonald’s Canada, including leading the marketing team as Marketing Officer. As...more

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David Bigioni

Brave Strategy

David is a results-focused Senior Marketing Executive, with strong Sales leadership experience, and a proven track record for driving extraordinary results. Recognized as a strategic leader and key contributor to the senior leadership team, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop a compelling vision that mobilizes the organization....more

Alyssa Buetikofer

VP, Chief Marketing Officer
McDonald's Canada

Throughout her career, Alyssa has earned a reputation as a strategic marketing visionary who is hyper-focused on business growth and always has the interests of guests top of mind. She is a courageous leader known for her ability to build strong relationships, influence through transparent and genuine communication, and inspire...more

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Tanbir Grover

Chief Marketing and Digital Officer
Pet Valu Canada

Tanbir Grover is the Chief Marketing and Digital Officer of Pet Valu, having responsibility of Pet Valu's omni-channel marketing, e-commerce and marketing analytics, including the Company’s loyalty program. Prior to joining Pet Valu, Mr. Grover served as Vice President, Digital at the Co-operators Group Limited from January 2020 to November...more

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Andrea Limbardi


Andrea Limbardi is President at Indigo, Canada’s leading book and lifestyle retailer. She has over 25 years of retail experience spanning stores, merchandising, marketing, and digital. Andrea is responsible for leading Indigo’s Strategy and International portfolios as well as the digital transformation and brand evolution including the Digital and Customer...more

Vanda Provato

Chief Marketing & Digital Officer

Vanda Provato is a brand transformation leader who has held leadership roles with premier retailers and brands. 

She is currently Chief Marketing and Digital Officer at the LCBO, leading the Marketing, Customer Experience and eCommerce teams as well as Food & Drink.

Before joining the LCBO, Vanda was Vice President, Marketing &...more

Eva Salem

SVP, Marketing & Brand
Canadian Tire

An innovative and entrepreneurial marketing executive with a proven track record for delivering award-winning creative and strong results, Eva Salem is the vice president of marketing for Canadian Tire Retail. Eva oversees the Canadian Tire marketing team, where she is responsible for brand building, creative ideation, and marketing initiatives for...more

Mark Tomblin

Thinking Unstuck

A UK native, Mark Tomblin worked for the majority of his advertising career in London - first in account management at some of the most renowned independent British agencies, such as Leagas Delaney, CDP and WCRS, before moving into senior strategy roles at Publicis and Y&R.

His final job in London...more

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