Cindy Lee

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Cindy Lee is a Taiwanese-born Canadian businesswoman who currently serves as the President and CEO of T&T Supermarket, the largest Asian-Canadian grocery retail chain in Canada. Taking the helm as its President and CEO in 1993, she turned the store into a national household name for many Canadians of various ethnic backgrounds and the store overall has gained national recognition and popularity within the Canadian mainstream.[1]

Biography[edit]

Cindy Lee was born in Taiwan to one of eight children to a successful family of entrepreneurs. Her father left revolutionary China in 1948 prior to the establishment of the Communist takeover. She studied accounting at the National Chengchi University in Taiwan and immigrated to Canada in 1976. She worked as a bookkeeper for $5 an hour and has been married to her husband Jack since 1978. They have three children.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Werb, Jessica (November 4, 2009). "inShare Cindy Lee". BC Business. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Ebner, David (2009–2010). A dynasty built on instinct. Vancouver: Globe and Mail. pp. 1–2.