Persaud joined Shopko Stores in April 2015 and oversaw the two retail divisions (Shopko and Hometown) and the health services division inclusive of pharmacy.
Before joining Shopko, he was senior vice president of store operations at Burlington Stores based in Burlington, N.J.
Prior to joining Burlington, he held various senior leadership roles at Loblaw Cos. in Toronto. His drug store and pharmacy experience also includes seven years at Shoppers Drug Mart in progressive senior leadership roles.
Persaud’s career started at Walmart Canada as a staff pharmacist, and over a period of eight years he assumed positions of increasing responsibility which resulted in his leading the drug store operations for Walmart Canada.