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North West Company appoints two to board

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Winnipeg, MB, Canada - November 11, 2014, Winnipeg, MB, Canada - North West Company, retailer to rural and urban neighbourhoods, announced that it has appointed Annalisa King and Stewart Glendinning to the board.

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Ms. King is the current senior vice-president and chief financial officer of Best Buy Canada Ltd. Prior to joining Best Buy Canada in 2008, she was the senior vice-president of business transformation for Maple Leaf Foods. She has also held senior positions, primarily in finance, throughout her career at consumer packaged goods companies, Kraft and Pillsbury Canada.

Ms. King attended York University where she obtained a bachelor of business administration (finance) and is a graduate of Rotman Directors Education Program (ICD). She is a three-time recipient of the Women's Executive Network's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award.

Ms. King is currently a board member of Saputo Inc. and a past director of Afexa Life Sciences.

Mr. Glendinning is the current president and chief executive officer of Molson Coors Canada. Previously, he served as the president and chief executive officer of Molson Coors U.K. Prior to his CEO role in the United Kingdom, he served as chief financial officer for Molson Coors Brewing Company and before that as chief financial officer for Molson Coors U.K.

Before joining Molson Coors in 2005, Mr. Glendinning worked with KPMG and then the Hackett Group, both professional services companies where he held various senior audit and consulting roles. He worked with a broad array of multinational clients across the globe.

Mr. Glendinning also served with various organizations within the U.S. Naval Reserve. He attended the College of William and Mary, where he obtained a BBA in accounting and also earned a law degree from the University of Miami.


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