Giant Food: A Strategic Look into the 84-Year-Old Favorite Local SupermarketMe

  • Featuring Leila Tannous, a key executive on Giant's Strategy Team

  • All invited to session in Wharton DC's "Future of Food" and "Future of Sustainability" Series

Title: Giant Food: A Look into the 84-Year-Old Favorite Local Supermarket

Key Points:

  • Giant Food's journey as a local brand.
  • Making Great Food Easy (through assortment, ease, and experience).
  • The challenges of operating in a Covid-19 environment.
  • How the retailer has made it its mission to connect with the community, and the amplified impact that connection has during the pandemic.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone interested in businesses that support the DMV community.
  • Professionals and students interested in retail, supply chain, community, food, etc.
  • Q&A to follow
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Meet the Speaker: 

  • Leila Tannous is the Director of Corporate Strategy & Innovation at Giant Food, an Ahold Delhaize Company. Prior to joining Giant Food, Leila consulted Fortune 500 companies from various industries on business strategy, political risk and market entry, and supply chain and operational efficiencies.
  • Leila completed her MBA studies at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, where she was chosen as the recipient of the Hariri Graduate Fellowship. She was also selected for an honors program in International Business Diplomacy (IBD) at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
  • Originally from Lebanon, Leila began her career in Washington D.C. as a strategic communications manager at a global DC-headquartered trade association. Prior to Georgetown, Leila received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of South Alabama. Leila resides with her husband Alex in the DC Metro area.

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11:45 am - 12:00 pm -- Virtual Networking on Zoom Meetings, in virtual breakout rooms, if enough people sign up

12:00 - 1:00 pm Presentation, including shared screen for slides and Q&A

1:00 - 1:15 pm: Further virtual networking  

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  • Others: Early Bird: 19/person for all Non-Members (through September 12), 29/person after

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