25-year CPG Executive joins the Association of Retail and Consumer Professionals

July 26, 2023, CHICAGO, IL – ARC is thrilled to welcome the addition of Sue Toy, former Vice President of Retail Commerce Leadership at Tyson Food, and an active CMA board member. Sue’s expertise across retail functions from category management, shopper insights, shopper marketing, and eCommerce will serve her well in her new role as VP of Association Development for the Association of Retail and Consumer Professionals (ARC).

Sue Toy as a panelist in the Women in Leadership Luncheon at the CMA | SIMA Conference

Sue will lead the development of new Charters and Communities under the ARC umbrella. “I am so grateful to have an opportunity to continue to work in an area of passion for me with people I know and respect. To be part of the development of what’s next for this industry, is incredibly exciting, shared Sue. Following the success of the Space Planning Community in May 2023, ARC is looking to launch 2 additional charters by the end of the year.

Emily Callahan, President of ARC noted, “We are thrilled to welcome Sue Toy to the team during a time of rapid growth and transformation for the association.” The mission of ARC is to build professional communities that foster excellence and growth across retail and consumer industries. Creating additional Charters is an example of ARC’s commitment to deliver much-needed tools and resources to position the industry for success into the future. Connect with Sue Toy to learn more about the exciting opportunities launching this year: [email protected]

ARC is the master association for the Category Management Association (CMA), Shopper Insights Management Association (SIMA),  the Space Planning Community (SPACE), and the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA). ARC is the overarching body for all new charters, communities, and associations.