What defines a Champion Store Department Director/Manager?

High-performing, results-oriented retail store department managers and assistant department managers in the following store categories: bakery, deli, foodservice/prepared foods and dairy.

What defines an Emerging Champion?

Inspirational food industry professionals (titles from director level and below) from the retail, supplier and service provider communities in bakery, deli, foodservice/prepared foods and dairy who are making a mark—and a difference—in their stores, companies and communities, through demonstrated leadership, results-oriented achievements, peer mentoring and related exceptional contributions to their companies’ overall success.

What defines a Legendary Champion?

Senior-level business leaders (titles of VP or higher) who consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership, dynamic vision, inventive strategic direction and innovative solution-building while providing exemplary inspiration for a new generation of up-and-coming leaders.