Brock grad named one of Canada’s most powerful women

Brittany Straitton is in elite company.

The Goodman School of Business graduate (BBA ’09) was recently named to the Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list by Women’s Executive Network (WXN).

Having received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Brock in 2009, Straitton has taken on a variety of roles with Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC), including category implementation specialist and senior category business manager of the paint portfolio. She is now the company’s Vice-President of Forecasting, Replenishing and Planning.

In her current role, Straitton is responsible for the correct timing of the $11-billion flow of goods from vendors to CTC’s stores at the right quantities. She is also passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion, and she was one of the founders of CTC’s Families Employee Resource Group, which provides support and resources for diverse family experiences.

Each year, WXN highlights women who personify what it means to be powerful through the way they empower and champion others, influence change and stand up for themselves and others.

As a Top 100 winner, Straitton is now among more than 1,500 leaders from across Canada who share the honour.

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