Chuck Homer was recognized with the 2022 Robert Nourse Award for his outstanding contribution to his groups, fellow Chairs, and the broader TEC community. Chuck also received the TEC Chair Excellence Award and Master Chair Award. For more information on our 2022 Chair Awards, please click here.
TEC Canada CEO and Key Executive Chair
Brampton / Toronto, ON
“It is the members who are accountable for their own learning and for taking action that get the most out of TEC. We welcome CEOs and owners who are ambitious, authentic, self-aware and want to make a difference.”
Chuck Homer is an experienced company president and CEO who earned his stripes in the trenches and brings a wealth of different experiences to his role as TEC Chair.
As former President and CEO of GSW Inc. – a $250 million multi-divisional, publicly traded manufacturer of home improvement products – he successfully restored growth in sales, led the development of a new strategy and oversaw the implementation of key marketing and operational initiatives.
Prior to this, Chuck was President of LePage’s Limited, a $50 million leader in consumer adhesives and sealants in Canada. During his ten years in this role, he built a dominant, profitable company through strong leadership and a commitment to delivering customer value.
He has also worked with Unilever as general manager of Shopsy’s Foods and in a variety of marketing and sales management roles in Canada and London, England.
Chuck is passionate about ensuring that members are engaged and learning by encouraging dynamic conversation and a free flow of ideas. He holds members’ feet to the fire, challenging them to take action and move to the next level. Most members have been a part of his groups for at least four years, with some exceeding 10 years.
TEC Group Vision
“We are a high performing group of CEOs who support each other to grow our businesses, enhance the quality and balance of our lives and contribute in our own way to our employees, our families and our community.”
- Lives in Brampton, ON with his wife, Eva
- Blessed with three adult children and six grandchildren
- BComm, University of Toronto; MBA, Harvard Business School
- Until recently, in addition to his Chair duties, Chuck ran a strategy consulting business, INNOVA Performance Solutions
- Likes to garden, golf, ski and hike