Kris Newell

Director of Retail Operations

Kris brings significant retail management and operations experience, coming from the sports nutrition industry. Prior to joining Westleaf, Kris spent 8 years with Popeye’s Supplements as a Regional Operations Manager and partner to the franchisees. During that time, Kris oversaw the construction and design of multiple locations across Alberta, managing all aspects of operations for a portfolio of 9 retail locations. Kris was involved in the decision-making process for listing and marketing hundreds of products, and has experience dealing with Health Canada regulations. Kris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Management from Mount Royal University and is an MBA Candidate at the University of Calgary.