VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, September 22, 2015 – Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery Inc. (SPUD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Morison as Chief Operating Officer. In her role as COO, Morison will be integral in driving the company’s strategy and growth, optimizing operational processes, and helping to define the future shape of the business.
Nancy brings to SPUD a proven ability to build scalable business models. Prior to her recent appointment, Morison was the COO at Coastal Contacts Inc. (ClearlyContacts.ca) where she worked for over twelve years growing the company from a $20M contact lens retailer to a $215M global optical omni-channel retailer.
Known for her informal and genuine leadership style, Morison’s success has been the result of focusing on corporate culture to ensure first, that each employee has the same core values and is working towards the same targets and objectives.
“Nancy was the natural choice to help lead our continued growth,” says Peter van Stolk, CEO of SPUD. “I believe that SPUD will benefit significantly from Nancy’s leadership experience and proven track record of success in the online space. Nancy has a decade of experience in operations and logistics and her shared passion for driving efficiencies, customer experience and community makes Nancy an excellent culture fit for our company.”
Nancy is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in the field of Human Kinetics with a specialization in leadership and coaching and a finalist in the 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
Founded in 1997 in Vancouver, Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery Inc. (SPUD) has expanded into the largest online grocery company in Western Canada serving Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Edmonton. SPUD employs over 300 people across all markets and delivered fresh, local, organic produce and groceries to over 100,000 households last year. Committed to creating healthier communities, one choice at a time, SPUD’s goal is to use its connection to local and organic food to help improve the places where we live and work. For more information, visit www.spud.ca.