Paul Hazra, FCPA, FCA

Paul’s current role as CFO of Pattison Food Group is the latest highlight in an impressive 16-year career with the Jim Pattison Group.

While CFO of The News Group from 2008 to 2014, Paul oversaw numerous industry-changing acquisitions that led the organization to become the largest distributor of periodicals in North America. As CFO of Save-On-Foods from 2014 to 2021, he created new analytics, enterprise planning, and risk management functions and oversaw a number of major acquisitions.

In 2021, Paul oversaw the financial and legal consolidation of the various Pattison food companies that led to the formation of Pattison Food Group (PFG). As the CFO of PFG, he has provided financial, acquisition, and strategic leadership to support the company’s rapid growth from 130 retail stores to more than 300, along with its expansion into the health, manufacturing, and restaurant industries.

Paul obtained his designation in Scotland and began his career with PwC before moving to Vancouver with the firm in 1997. Since 2013, he has served as a member of GlobalScot, Scotland’s international business leader network, providing valued insights on the western Canadian business landscape to Scottish companies and government representatives.

“Paul uses his remarkable professional training and skills, his out-of-the-box thinking, his strategic mindset, and his people-centric approach to achieve incredible results.”

– Michael J. Korenberg, Chair & Managing Director, Wreath Group Holdings Inc.