The National Convenience Stores Distributor Association (NACDA) in Canada is delighted to announce that Anne Kothawala has been hired as their new President. Anne assumed responsibility of NACDA as of November 18th, and is quickly becoming involved in the day to day activities.
Anne Kothawala is a bilingual, strategic, results-driven senior executive with expertise in stakeholder management, strategy, government relations and communications. She has a solid
track record as an association manager gaining profile and achieving results for several industries. Anne started her career with the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
and was more recently with the Retail Council of Canada. Her experience in these two roles exposed her to issues confronting the food and grocery retail industries. She looks forward to learning more about the convenience store distribution industry and applying her past experience to achieve success for NACDA members.
The NACDA Board of Directors looks forward to working with our membership to enhance our value. We are confident that Anne’s professionalism, leadership, experience and can-do attitude will have a positive and immediate impact to increase NACDA’s profile and the work we do for our members.