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A Talk with Sobey's CEO Michael Medline

Date Published: March 23, 2018


On March 22nd, the retail juggernaut engaged roughly 500 participants at the event, consisting of over 100 students and with more than 50 businesses represented. 

Michael Medline addressing the audience

The CEO behind the Sobeys brand stressed the importance of efficient and innovative operations in meeting customer expectations and going beyond to thrilling them. He highlighted some of the keys to his success with the company, which included diversity, teamwork, learning to say 'no', and respect for the organization's history and values in conjunction with the mandate to innovate and stay ahead of the curve. 

The speaker event presented a major networking opportunity for students, business representatives, university staff and faculty, and members of various local associations. 

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