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Wolseley Canada announces Candace Woods as VP Marketing and Digital

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Woods joins Wolseley Canada after spending four years at Metro.

BURLINGTON — Wolseley Canada has appointed Candace Woods as vice president, marketing & digital.

The company says Woods will join Wolseley at the beginning of September, bringing more than 20 years of experience in consumer-packaged goods and retail marketing.

“Candace will bring a vast array of marketing experience to Wolseley and will be instrumental in helping to build customer value and delivering results through research and analytics,” says Sébastien Laforge, president, Wolseley Canada in a statement.

“Her focus on relationships and collaboration will strengthen our partnerships across the board as we continue to grow our business. I’m thrilled to welcome her to our Canadian Leadership Team.”


Woods joins Wolseley Canada after spending four years at Metro. While at Metro, she was the head of marketing for both conventional and discount format banners in Ontario and led Metro’s Private Label and Corporate Responsibility marketing strategies nationally. Additionally, she was also responsible for changing the brand voice in Metro’s COVID-19 pandemic marketing to reflect the needs of consumers.

“I’m excited to join the Wolseley team,” said Woods in a statement.

“Wolseley Canada is already an industry leader, and I’m looking forward to building a marketing strategy that will support and drive growth while positioning Wolseley for success well into the future.”


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