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Meet the Buyer: CBC/ Radio-Canada

February 22, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

This LIVE virtual event is OPEN to Certified WBEs, other diverse suppliers and businesses considering certification who are interested in learning how to do business with Canada’s National Public Broadcaster, CBC/ Radio-Canada, a WBE Canada Corporate Member.

This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for diverse suppliers to get first hand information from our Members they may be targeting with their products and services.

Why should you attend?

We will focus on the following topics:

  • Company information and brief background
  • Supplier Diversity policy or guidelines
  • Procurement processes
  • Categories they purchase
  • Information on working with Tier 1 and Tier 2 vendors (if applicable)
  • Best way to connect and contact information
  • How to best follow up
  • Special programs or opportunities available to diverse suppliers
  • Tips, best practices, success stories
  • Live Q&A
  • Can’t join us LIVE? No problem! Send your questions to concierge@wbecanada.ca anytime between now and 1 day prior to the call. Call will be recorded and available in our online library – Tools for Growth!

This webinar is free but participants must register in advance.



*Registration is OPEN to all




Annick Champoux

Annick Champoux joined CBC/Radio-Canada in 2022 to support the Greening our Story strategy and to integrate sustainability into the Corporation’s procurement of goods and services. She began her career in 2006 with Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) as a specialist and then as a procurement chief. Passionate about the environment and after completing a master’s degree on the subject, she became a Senior Policy Analyst to implement the Government of Canada’s Policy on Green Procurement within PSPC.




Lucile Kircher

Lucile spent the last ten years building procurement processes for large companies. After four years with global corporations like Alcatel-Lucent and Panalpina, she joined CBC/ Radio-Canada in 2016 as a procurement officer.

Passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems, Lucile quickly became an analyst for the CBC/Radio-Canada procurement team. She has expertise in data analysis, procurement processes, ERPs uses, maintenance and enhancements.

A French national, Lucile holds a master’s degree in International Procurement from ESDES Business School in Lyon, France. She lives in Montreal, where she loves exploring the city’s new restaurants and hiking the nearby trails.


Rosalie Peevers

Rosalie holds a Bachelor degree in Science from McGill University and has 28 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and most recently public broadcasting fields. Rosalie has expertise in strategic sourcing, supplier diversity management and project management from both the public and private sectors. Passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), Rosalie recently joined the Procurement team of CBC/Radio-Canada as the Senior Advisor – Sustainable procurement (Diversity) to implementation and launch the new sustainable initiative which includes Supplier Diversity as part of the procurement process.



Stam Conidaris

Stam Conidaris

Stam Conidaris serves as a Category Manager within the Procurement Department of CBC/Radio-Canada. Before joining the team in November of 2022, Stam held the position of Procurement Manager at McGill University Health Centre. He has over 15 years of combined private and public procurement/logistics experience, change management, restructuring design and implementation.
Stam holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and most recently obtained a Diploma in Leadership from McGill. He is passionate about leading teams to their full potential, with equal opportunities; especially in today`s everchanging business landscape and environment. Stam incorporates empathy and resolve to balance a healthy workforce along with strategic sourcing strategies to meet challenges in the supply chain.