Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series
October 11, 2011

Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series

Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series

François Julien, Dean, Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and John Reid, President, CATAAlliance are pleased to welcome our guest speaker:

Louise Wendling
Chief Impact Officer & General Manager Senior Vice President, Country Manager – Canada
Costco Wholesale


Costco: Who we are and what we stand for
This presentation will provide an overview of the company’s history, philosophy and people, as well as taking a look at the present status and the future challenges.

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Time: 7:00 a.m. Coffee and networking
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Presentation
Location: Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building, room 4101 4th Floor
55 Laurier E.,
Ottawa ON
K1N 6N5
("Pay and Display" parking available under Desmarais Building)
OC Transpo: Laurier Station
Cost: $30 per person
$20 for uOttawa students and alumni and CATA members
RSVP: Before October 13, 2011
- Register early. Seats are limited.
Registration: Register online: :
(Payable in advance by MasterCard, Visa, cash or cheque.) No-shows will be billed. Substitutions are allowed at any time.
Contact Us: Tel.: (613) 562-5716
Fax: (613) 562-5332
Louise Wendling
Senior Vice President, Country Manager – Canada Costco Wholesale

Louise Wendling is Senior Vice President and Country Manager – Canada, Costco Wholesale Canada Limited. She joined Costco in 1986 where she held senior titles such as Vice-President, Foods & Non-Food Merchandising and Senior VP for Eastern Canada before being appointed Country Manager.

Prior to joining Costco, Louise held positions with the public service and with the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Louise Wendling serves on a number of boards, including those of Opérations Enfants Soleil, Conseil Québecois du Commerce de Détail, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Retail Council of Canada. She is also a Board Director with Costco Wholesale Ltd

In 2002, Louise received the “Prix d’Excellence – Dirigeante Entreprise Privés ou Publique” from the “Regroupement des gens d’affaires (RGA)”. In 2009 she received the award of “Grand Gestionnaire” from the organisation “Les Nouveaux Performants” and the“Distinguished Canadian Retailer of the Year” from the Retail Council of Canada.

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