Vice President Sales, Fountain Tire
Nelson Tonn joined Fountain Tire as an Advertising Coordinator in 1998. He was promoted to Advertising Manager and then Director of Marketing. In early 2009 he was appointed Vice President, Marketing and Supply Chain. In 2015 he became the company’s first Vice President Sales. Nelson leads the Corporate Sales Team which focuses on Fountain Tire’s largest customers.
Nelson graduated with Distinction earning a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta in 1997. He has received the “Alumnus with an Outstanding Career in the Retailing Sector” award in 2011 by the University Of Alberta School Of Retailing. In the spirit of continuous learning Nelson was also an active member of TEC Canada from 2013-2015.
Since 2015, Nelson has been an active advisor for the Transportation and Supply Chain Advisory Committee for the City of Calgary. From 2005 to 2015, he was on the Board of Directors with the Pregnancy Care Centre. Nelson also participated as a member of the Retail Council of Canada’s Marketing Committee, and Goodyear North America’s Generate Demand Board.