John Ly

John Ly

Servant fièrement : Sobeys Office Mississauga, ON

Poste : Regional Pharmacy Manager

Valeur fondamentale : Get it Done with Passion and Integrity

John is known as a fair and effective leader and the key to that is motivating employees. « It takes different ways to motivate different people but once you find that out, it helps, » says John. As Regional Pharmacy Manager, John has excelled at helping his team be the best they can be. « What I like about this role are the daily challenges, » he says. « The ability and autonomy to make a difference and grow the pharmacy business. » John was nominated in part for helping the region achieve growth in prescription counts within eight months of taking over in his new role. The key, he says, is taking care of team members. « You have to engage them and that’s what Sobeys is good at doing. » And what motivates him? « What motivates me is knowing that there’s an opportunity to win, » says John. « Sobeys is a winner and I’m glad to be on the winning team. I want Sobeys to be an innovator and the leading grocer in Canada. »