Company: Amoena Canada Inc.
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
With over 25 years’ experience in marketing and brand management, five years of experience in trade marketing, new business development and account management, and more than 10 years in business management, Voula Pantelis is dedicated to continuously improving an organization’s competitive advantage. She has grown every business she has led, and continues to as the General Manager at Amoena Canada Inc. for the past 12 years.
In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the Canadian operation while staying close to her customers and their needs. She manages the sales force, as well as manages all marketing initiatives for her retailers and their consumers. Most recently in 2015, Ms. Pantelis has initiated a new direction for Amoena Canada, partnering with retailers to create Amoena shop-within-shop experiences, enabling a full retail therapy experience for women after breast surgery, catering to every lifestyle need, introducing a new era for Amoena and the women that this wonderful organization caters to.
Initially, Ms. Pantelis became involved in this industry because she wanted to be involved in an organization that has a purpose and one particularly that helps women.
In her previous role as Senior Brand Manager at Bayer Consumer Care division, Bayer bestowed her with their Circle of Excellence Award, and a nomination of the Gold Cross achievement. During her free-time, Ms. Pantelis has supported Child Oasis as a relief foster parent, and volunteered through the Cedars CanSupport, a program run at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Quebec.