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

The Wharton Club of DC presents:

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

  • 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

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
  • Click here to buy tickets!!!(Or Register FREE, if you're a Member)
  • 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.


Dec 03 2020


Eastern Time
11:45 am - 1:15 pm


$0 - $29/person

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