I am pleased to announce that Laura Ruffolo will be taking on a new opportunity within the wines team as Product Manager, USA/BC Wines reporting to Astrid Brummer. Since 2016, Laura has done an outstanding job as Product Manager, Ontario wines, working closely and collaboratively with our local wine suppliers.  Laura’s analytical capabilities, product management experience, and superior product knowledge make her an ideal candidate for this portfolio.  Laura will officially move into her new role on Monday, April 19th and can be reached at laura.ruffolo@lcbo.com or 416-864-6743

With Laura moving over the USA portfolio, we are excited to welcome Dana Pencz to the LCBO. Dana will be joining the Wines team as Product Manager, Ontario Wines reporting to Aaron Pothier. Dana brings over 12 years of Category Management and Merchandising experience at leading retailers including Loblaws, Target, Sears and Miniso. Dana’s strong analytical background and passion for products will be an asset as she joins the Ontario Wines team. Dana’s first day with the LCBO will be on Wednesday, April 14th. Dana can be reached at dana.pencz@lcbo.com or 416-365-5860

Please join me in congratulating Laura and welcoming Dana to the team. 

  • Marie Cundari
  • Director, New World & Ontario Wines