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 Event details
  • Friday September 9, 2022 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm (Vancouver)
  • Room MCML 160
About the Speaker

Philippe Arrata, CEO, Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)

Phil brings over 20 years of experience driving growth in rapidly changing industries. Phil has run all facets of an organization, most recently as CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC). Under his leadership, MEC underwent a significant transformation program focused on e-commerce, store experience, supply chain, merchandising, and continuous improvement.

Prior to joining MEC, Phil spent over a decade with Best Buy Canada, where his last role was Chief Financial & Administrative Officer. At Best Buy, Phil was responsible for areas spanning Finance, Strategy, Supply Chain, Real-estate, Technology, Geek Squad and Best Buy for Business.

Phil began his career in management consulting, first with Deloitte and then McKinsey & Company. He worked with clients in the industrial, telecommunications, and financial services sectors.

He is involved in the community as a Board Member of the BC Women’s Health Foundation, and as an Adjunct Professor at the UBC Sauder MBA program. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill and an MBA from the Kellogg School.