Agenda

Supporting Supplier Diversity

October 27, 2022

10:30 am

- 11:00 am

Speakers:

Santo Ligotti

VP Marketing and Member Services

Retail Council of Canada

Conner MacLeod

Director, Marketplace and Dropship

Indigo

Zayn Jaffer

Zayn Jaffer

Vice President and Category Officer, Home Theatre, Portable Audio & Emerging Business

Best Buy Canada

Leading retailers are not only driving diversity through their HR strategy, but also developing initiatives to increase diverse representation through the products they sell. Santo Ligotti, VP Marketing and Member Services with Retail Council of Canada chats with Best Buy’s Zayn Jaffer and Indigo’s Conner Macleod looking at strategies that are driving growth and increasing diversity. Zayn share’s the Best Buy strategy to support and engage Indigenous and Black owned businesses coming to market while Conner MacLeod speaks to Indigo’s Mini Marché program and their role in the 15% pledge.