In Conversation with Darrell Jones of Save-On-Foods


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May 2021


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Darrell Jones embarked on his 45-year career in the food business in Cranbrook, British Columbia as a retail grocery clerk. For the past two decades, .. Read more Darrell has been a key member of the company’s senior management team, contributing to the strategic development of the company with his frankness, charisma and business savvy. During his time at the helm, Darrell has played a key role in aligning his executive team on their shared goals, positioning the company as the leading grocery retailer in Western Canada on a path of rapid expansion. In 2017, Darrell received the Golden Pencil Award – the highest distinction in the grocery industry – from the Food Industry Association of Canada for his immense contributions to the grocery industry. Darrell channels his passions for the grocery industry and giving back into active participation on numerous industry boards, including those of The Grocery Foundation; GS1 Canada; the Food Marketing Institute (FMI); Retail Council of Canada GMC; BC Children’s Hospital Foundation; and the Telus Community Board for Vancouver, which recommends allocation of grants to grassroots projects, charities, and organizations and community groups. In his capacity as a member of these organizations, Darrell is a key advocate for the company and representative on both the national and international stages. Darrell has culled a wealth of experience over more than four decades with the company, and he enthusiastically leads an increasingly diverse team of more than 22,000 people known for innovation, customer service and industry leadership in more than 150 Western Canadian communities.

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