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Christine Cruz-Clarke

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.

Mentor Exchange graduation year: 2014
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