Our values
inspire our vision
Our values inspire our vision

What drives us forward is what drives us every day. Here are a few things that make us who we are.

What drives us forward is what drives us every day. Here are a few things that make us who we are.

We put people first.
We put people first.

From our employees to our clients, partners and communities, we help people live their lives healthier, happier and more productively.

From our employees to our clients, partners and communities, we help people live their lives healthier, happier and more productively.

We’re responsible.
We’re responsible.

Whether it’s going above and beyond for our clients, looking out for each other, or doing good things for the world, we do it wholeheartedly.

Whether it’s going above and beyond for our clients, looking out for each other, or doing good things for the world, we do it wholeheartedly.

We work intelligently.
We work intelligently.

By investing in smart people and technology, we bring meaningful data to light and work intelligently to turn insights into action.

By investing in smart people and technology, we bring meaningful data to light and work intelligently to turn insights into action.

We connect.
We connect.

Our collaborative spirit and our ability to work together to build strong teams, robust networks and vibrant brands, is what we do best.

Our collaborative spirit and our ability to work together to build strong teams, robust networks and vibrant brands, is what we do best.

Our Mission
Our Mission

To deliver superior service and undeniable brand building results to our clients. To be the most responsive and relentless Brokerage Organization in Canada.

To deliver superior service and undeniable brand building results to our clients. To be the most responsive and relentless Brokerage Organization in Canada.

Our People

What our team brings to yours.

We believe everything begins with people. The people we work with and the customers, at the end of the day, we all work for. We’re passionate about the relationships we’ve built over the decades and proud of what we’ve brought to the table for our clients. With a diverse skill-set at every level, across a multitude of disciplines from brand to retail, and all the logistics in between, we’re here to help your business grow.

Our People

What our team brings to yours.

We believe everything begins with people. The people we work with and the customers, at the end of the day, we all work for. We’re passionate about the relationships we’ve built over the decades and proud of what we’ve brought to the table for our clients. With a diverse skill-set at every level, across a multitude of disciplines from brand to retail, and all the logistics in between, we’re here to help your business grow.

Tony Luongo
Tony Luongo

President

Tony has been a leader in the food industry since 1982, with a wide range of experience over the last four decades, including senior sales and marketing positions in multinational food companies including Canada Bread and Scott Paper. Tony’s expertise in building brands and building teams is invaluable at Concord National, as the company continues to evolve. As President, Tony leads and supports the senior leadership team to ensure that the mutual goals of the business and stakeholders are always met.

Lindsay Weatherdon
Lindsay Weatherdon

Executive Vice President

Lindsay has deep industry experience, going back over 30 years. Lindsay’s early years with a multinational consumer packaged goods organization spring-boarded his entrepreneurial spirit, leading him to start his own sales and marketing agency in the early 90s. Lindsay thrives on problem-solving, teamwork, breaking down barriers, and delivering for customers and clients alike. Outside of work, Lindsay enjoys traveling, fitness and spending cherished time with his family and friends.

Stuart Bosch
Stuart Bosch

Vice President, Client Management

With a strong foundation in data analytics and client-side operations, Stuart has been working in the packaged goods industry for more than 35 years, having held dynamic roles at various companies, including Concord National, Canada Bread, Scott Paper and AC Nielsen. Stuart has a Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics and Economics from University of Toronto and is responsible for leadership of the Client Management Team to ensure the strategic goals of our clients are achieved across the country.

Ernie Decarlo
Ernie DeCarlo

Vice President, National Accounts

For the last 30 plus years, Ernie has been working in the packaged goods industry, with a focus on manufacturing and brokerage, in various roles at Concord National and Parmalat. With a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University, Ernie is responsible for leading and developing the strategic growth and success of our clients with our national retail partners.

Sebastian Descoteaux
Sébastien Descôteaux

Vice President, Regional Accounts

With a 25 year track record of results, Sébastien has worked at various packaged goods companies, including Concord National, Parmalat, Purina and Maple Leaf. With a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from HEC Montreal, Sébastien is responsible for leading and developing the strategic growth and success of our clients with regional retail partners, while supporting the Client Management Team with our Quebec-based clients.

Bret Van De Walle
Bret Van De Walle

Vice President, Retail Operations

An essential part of the Concord National team for nearly 20 years, Bret has over 30 years of packaged goods experience, having previously worked at RMS-NAMSI-M30 and Canada Safeway. Bret studied General Arts at the University of Manitoba and is responsible for leadership of the Retail Operations Team, ensuring stellar execution at store-level with all retail partners nationally, on behalf of our clients.

In their
Own words
In their Own words

Over and above the ground support, Concord also plays a key role in providing valuable competitive and retailer insights. In more than one occasion, these insights turned to dollars.

Ryan Labong, Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Nature Path Foods
Ryan Labong, Senior Vice President, Global Sales , Nature Path Foods

For 25 years Concord National has been an invaluable partner to ACH ( Mazola, Fleischmann’s Beehive, Crown ) in managing and executing our Canadian business strategy. The level of professionalism and engagement by their Leadership and Management Teams are second to none. Their connectivity with Executive Management and ability to influence key retailers within the trade is what truly sets them apart from their competition.

Trevor Harlok, Director of Sales, Canada
ACH Food Companies Inc
Trevor Harlok, Director of Sales, Canada , ACH Food Companies Inc
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Exceptional people
make it happen.

 

At Concord National, we know that nothing exceptional happens without exceptional people on board. That’s why we offer salaries, benefits, education and training that go beyond what you might expect. Just like we go beyond expectations for our clients.

Exceptional people make it happen.

 

At Concord National, we know that nothing exceptional happens without exceptional people on board. That’s why we offer salaries, benefits, education and training that go beyond what you might expect. Just like we go beyond expectations for our clients.