Julie DentonChief People OfficerJulie Denton is the Chief People Officer for Recipe Unlimited Corporation, with responsibility for Human Resources, Communication, Talent Development, Centralized Training, Cultural Design and Execution.
Julie joined Recipe from Finastra, a global Fintech company employing 10,000 people, where she was the Vice President of Enterprise Project Management and Integration.
Prior to Finastra, Julie led Deloitte's National Human Capital Public Sector practice and was also the Toronto Public Sector Industry Leader. Before joining Deloitte, Julie was the Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Barrick Gold where she was responsible for strategic planning and execution, organizational change management and leadership development.
Julie has more than 20 years’ experience in consulting and industry. She has led numerous complex and large scale transformation programs with a focus on strategy, integration planning and execution, operating model design, talent strategy and cultural development. Julie is a strong facilitator, recognized coach and developer of talent. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Dalhousie University and received her MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Ken GrondinChief Financial OfficerKen is the Chief Financial Officer of Recipe Unlimited Corporation, a position he has held since October 2013. Reporting to the CEO, Ken is responsible for all finance related functions including corporate, board and public reporting, financial controls, planning and budgeting, tax and regulatory compliance, treasury and insurance. From a shared service perspective, he also leads the company's legal, human resource, information technology, real estate and franchising areas that support both corporate and franchise operations.
Prior to joining Recipe, Ken was Chief Financial Officer and President of Financial Operations for The Brick Group from 2011 to 2013, where he partnered with the CEO and Chairman of the Board to lead the execution of The Brick strategic business turnaround plan and 2013 sale to Leon’s Furniture. Ken was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Parkland Fuel Corporation from 2009 to 2011 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Nygård International from 2001 to 2009. Earlier in his career, Ken was a Tax Partner with Arthur Anderson and Price Waterhouse.
Ken is a Director of Peak Achievement Athletics and Elswood Investments. He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator.