The executive team
Chief Executive Officer
Founder Chiko Nanji continues to play a significant role in the Metro Supply Chain story. His singular vision is credited with having grown the company from a single warehousing site into a logistics innovator. Chiko has kept the company true to its small business roots by implementing and overseeing a horizontal management structure and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
Martin Graham has enjoyed a storied tenure in the distribution and logistics industry, having held numerous leadership roles in North America, Europe and Africa. Prior to joining Metro Supply Chain Group, he acted as Managing Director of Integration for DHL Supply Chain/Exel. Martin personally spearheaded Walmart’s initial network build in Canada as well as the first centralization and network design for Shoppers Drug Mart (among other high-profile outsourcing initiatives). He is recognized within the industry for his strong team ethos and culture building abilities.
Group Vice-President and Chief Operation Officer
Murray Brabender has over 30 years’ first-hand operational experience in both in-house and third party logistics. He has held management positions with DHL Supply Chain/Exel, retail giant Tesco PLC, and international freight transport leader Tibbett & Britten Europe. Murray is known in the industry for his hands-on, personable style and process-driven approach to business.
Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Marc has over 30 years experience (11 with Metro) in all facets of finance both in international and public organizations. Most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial officer with Hartco Income Fund. Hartco was one of Canada’s largest franchisors of computer technology, integrators and retailers with annual revenue in excess of $600 million. Prior to Hartco, Marc spent seven years as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Wyant Corporation. Marc is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree from the University of Ottawa.