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Ageless Ambition – How Industry Leaders are Paving the Way for Gender Inclusion

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 253

During this panel discussion led by the WE organization and moderated by Kristine Urea, attendees will hear from key industry leaders who will showcase their approach to empowering Women of all Ages to drive Inclusion at their companies. Attendees will hear about concrete examples they can take back to their organization to drive gender representation in terms of talent acquisition, succession planning and enabling leadership development opportunities for Women.

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Kristine Urea GM of SmartSights & Retail Insights Market Performance Group LLC

Kristine has over 25 years of experience in the CPG industry spanning the Food, Beverage, and Supplemental Nutrition categories – with primary focus in Natural Health and Wellness. She currently works in a hybrid capacity at Market Performance Group as both the Head of Enterprise Consumer Analytics as well Consulting Client Lead supporting Commercial/Go to Market Strategy development, M&A advisement and Customer Trade/Terms optimization.

Tiffany McLaud CEO Ultima Health Products, Inc.

Meet Tiffany McLaud, the woman at the helm of Ultima Health Products, Inc. She’s making sure we all stay hydrated with Ultima Replenisher – the zero sugar, zero calorie, all-electrolyte super drink. It’s like a party in a glass! Before she became our hydration hero, Tiffany had a blast working with some of the biggest names in the health and wellness industry, including Bayer Consumer Healthcare, Reckitt, and Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. She also got to have some fun at small companies like Fleet Labs.

Courtney Schoff Senior Vice President of Omnichannel Commerce for the Costco, Value, Beauty and Pet Specialty Channels Market Performance Group LLC

Courtney Schoff is the Senior Vice President of Omnichannel Commerce for the Costco, Value, Beauty and Pet Specialty Channels at Market Performance Group. She has over a decade of experience within the CPG industry. Courtney joined MPG in 2020 and developed their Value Channel team, working with multiple vendor partners in the Health, Beauty & Wellness space to bring accessible products and offerings for the underserved shopper.

Vinima Shekhar Vice President, Merchandising for Wellness Walmart

Vinima Shekhar is a highly accomplished leader in the retail industry with extensive experience across manufacturing, merchandising, eCommerce and fintech. Currently serving as the Vice President of Merchandising for wellness at Walmart, she is responsible for delivering affordable health and wellness products and services to customers.

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