Pierre-Marc Pepin, Country Manager, Canada
Joining CDS Canada back in Fall 2021 as Director of Sales, Pierre-Marc Pepin has been a key member of the Global commercial leadership team delivering on strategic growth, innovation, creative programming, and enterprise collaboration.
Pierre-Marc was promoted to Country Manager in early 2023, and currently leads all functional areas across Canada working hand in hand with Costco. As an energetic leader focused on his team and a member first approach; he is a committed advocate to driving executional excellence with a focus on meaningful brand and product engagement which delivers on value to Costco and Vendors.
Prior to joining CDS, Pierre-Marc draws from his experience on the manufacturer side in Sales, Marketing & Operations across various CPG consumer segments, categories and distribution channels having held senior leadership positions with Weston Foods & Ozery Bakery. Pierre also helped positively impact market share and category results while working at Edgewell Personal Care and Energizer, and has had the opportunity to call on most major Canadian national and independent retailers and food services providers.
Pierre-Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology; and has previously received Achievement Awards highlighting innovate work in his approach with products, processes, solutions and leadership.
His favorite customer to work with has always been Costco!
Favorite Kirkland product: Kirkland Signature Maple Syrup (It makes a great replacement for sugar in your coffee!)