Christine Cruz-Clarke is the CEO of Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, a vertically integrated Canadian coffee company with a fast-growing retail presence and a chain of cafés throughout Ontario. Prior to joining Balzac’s, she served as the GM for TerraCycle and Loop Canada, a global leader in sustainability that was named as one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential Companies.
Over the past 18 years, Christine has led with heart and hustle – building brands and driving commercial success. She has led cross-cultural teams in CPG, Management Consulting and Sustainability in both Canada and Europe for Mars Inc., The Hershey Company, Wrigley, Kraft and Deloitte.
As a wife, mother of two boys and female executive, Christine embraces diversity of thought, advocates for women in leadership and builds teams to think with infinite possibility to catalyze change.