Ken Keelor - Inventures

Ken Keelor

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

, Calgary Co-op

Ken began his career in the retail food industry more than 25 years ago, specialising in merchandising, marketing, private label procurement and global sourcing. Having joined Calgary Co-op in 2014, he provides overall leadership to the organization, developing and ensuring the implementation of strategic direction and business plans for attaining corporate, financial and operational objectives. He deeply values the culture at Co-op, which focuses on serving members and nurturing team members, and how it is reflected in Co-op’s stores, where team members continuously demonstrate their commitment to 3 core values – Service, Caring, and Excellence. Ken holds an ICD.D designation and sits on the board of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Food Innovation Network and is Chair of the Governance, Nomination and Risk Committee.