Robert Allsop

Robert Allsop

First Position: Grocery Clerk, Sobeys #642, Grimsby, ON
Current Position: Vice President, Operations Foodland, Mississauga Office, ON
Family: Lisa; son Jack

What do you remember most about your first day on the job?

Sobeys has always been a company that provides and encourages an opportunity for advancement, and I'm living proof of that. I've had a new role every few years, and that's what has kept me motivated, knowing that there's always another step.

What is the best part of working at Sobeys?

When I became Vice President. I started my career here when I was 15 years old and worked my way up through the organization.

What is your proudest moment as a Sobeys employee?

My favourite memory is opening my first store.

What advice would you give to a new Sobeys employee?

Embrace the opportunity, dig deep and challenge yourself to understand what path exists to develop yourself.

My Sobeys is...

? a company that motivates me to be the best I can be every day.