Dave Hodson

TLS announces promotion of Dave Hodson to Vice President – Technology and Information Systems

Thomas, Large & Singer is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Hodson as Vice President of Technology and Information Systems effective January 1, 2018. Dave will continue to manage the Trade Promotion Management Team with the added responsibility of overseeing Information Technology matters for Thomas Large & Singer and Emblem Logistics Inc.

A member of the organization since 1999, Dave brings almost 20 years of extensive expertise and experience to his expanded role. Prior to joining TLS, Dave came from a background in public accounting working for Grant Thornton LLP for three years. Dave has a degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.

We look forward to Dave’s continued success at TLS. Please join us in congratulating Dave on his new appointment.
Giulia Oppedisano

TLS announces promotion of Giulia Oppedisano to Vice President, Corporate Brands.

Thomas, Large & Singer is pleased to announce the appointment of Giulia Oppedisano as Vice President, Corporate Brands effective January 1, 2018. Giulia will be responsible for leading the Corporate Brand sales team as she oversees strategic growth within the division.

Fresh from graduating with a BAS degree from York University, Giulia joined the TLS team in 2002 as a Private Label Coordinator assisting with all private label accounts. In 2011, she moved into sales as Sales Account Manager, handling the Walmart and Shoppers Drug Mart Accounts. Taking on increasing responsibility, in 2013 Giulia added Sobeys to her list of accounts while moving into the role of Director. As a Senior Director, she began managing the department alongside Tony in 2016 while still handling the Sobeys and Walmart accounts directly. As a result of her success in this role, Giulia was appointed VP Private Label in 2017, overseeing the department.

As VP of Corporate Brands, Giulia’s new responsibilities will include managing all principals and retailers along with finding new principals. With over 15 years of experience at TLS and in-depth knowledge of our suppliers and retailers, we are excited to see Giulia ’s continued success as a valued member of the TLS family.
David Singer

David Singer appointed as Senior Vice President of Thomas, Large and Singer.

Thomas, Large & Singer is pleased to announce the appointment of David Singer as Senior Vice President effective January 1, 2018. David will continue to manage Business Development and Broker Management matters for Thomas, Large & Singer. In addition, he will oversee the Warehouse Operations team at Emblem Logistics, leading the strategic development of business operations.

David joined TLS in 2013 following a 12-year career in successive sales roles at the Pepsi Bottling Group, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble. During that period, David earned his MBA from the Schulich School of Business.

The fourth generation of the Singer family at TLS, we look forward to the continued expertise and leadership David brings to the organization.