Company: Tasty Selections Mikla Foods Canada Inc.
Location: Concord, ON Canada
Committed to her company’s growth, Katherine Kan has been with Tasty Selections Mikla Foods Canada Inc., since its inception. She co-founded Tasty Batters in 1991, and remained with them as a controller until 1999, when they became Tasty Selections. Ms. Kan then became responsible for overseeing the administrative and accounting amalgamation of Tasty Selections with Norbakco in 1999, and Ultimate Cookie Co. in 2000. The high-quality frozen bakery product manufacturer reached annual sales of $32 million in 2012.
In 2006, Ms. Kan was appointed as the dessert producer’s chief financial officer. The role includes overseeing all financial and accounting aspects of the company, as well as human resources, legal functions, special projects, and information technology. Ms. Kan enjoys the challenges and opportunities her job presents. She attributes her success and longevity to her dedication, integrity, and transparency.
To prepare for her career, Ms. Kan earned a bachelor’s degree in labor management, relations and economics from the University of Toronto in 1993. She also has a legal background; she studied law for one year and practiced in paralegal services, which has proven to be an asset. Ms. Kan is married and has two daughters, and enjoys being a wife and mother.
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