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Luciano Volpe

Luciano Volpe

Luciano Volpe

Owner & Managing Partner, SLV International
Sessional Lecturer, Rotman School of Management


International MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University




Luciano is the Owner and Managing Partner of SLV International, a Toronto-based company, which specializes in managing and developing its high quality food brands within the Canadian market and various overseas markets, including Italy. In 2009, SLV launched its brand line of premium Italian products called CasaSana™. In 2011, SLV officially launched its brand line of unique Canadian food products, under the label can-Natur™. Today, can-Natur™ products can be found at major retail chains and national hotel chains in Canada. In late 2013, the brand will debut both in the US and Mexican markets. Luciano is also a Founding member and acting Chair of a unique not-for-profit called INSPIRE. INSPIRE’s mission is to empower Canada’s young adults and future leaders through conference-based events profiling current successful Canadian leaders. Founded in 2011, the Founding Committee consists of five entrepreneurs who have dedicated their time and efforts to growing INSPIRE into a true Leadership program. The INSPIRE Advisory Committee consists of 4 multi-talented and successful Canadian leaders: Enrico Colantoni, Rita DeMontis, Alex Rechichi and Rick Campanelli. For the last nine years, Luciano has also acted as a part-time instructor at York University and Rotman Commerce in Toronto, specializing in International Business and Marketing. He holds an International MBA (1999) from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, which included a year of study and work in Milan, Italy. Luciano has research interest in International Business, International Marketing, Marketing Management, Principles of Marketing.
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