Tina Lee

T&T Supermarket

Tina Lee is CEO of Richmond-headquartered T&T Supermarket, Canada’s largest Asian food retailer. In 2018, Lee received the Executive of the Year Award from Ascend Canada and the Grand Prix Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Retail Council of Canada. Lee co-chairs the Canadian Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Recovery Leadership Council.

FUN FACT: Avid salsa dancer.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Cindy Lee, my mother and T&T’s founder. That’s obvious. This year, I add Robert Sawyer, COO of Loblaw Cos. Ltd., to the list. He inspired me to expand to Quebec.
BEST ADVICE: Time kills deals.
FAVOURITE MEAL: The omakase tasting menu at Echigo, my favourite sushi restaurant in Los Angeles.