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Emi Takeda

As the Director of Marketing and Brand at Mercatus, Emi Takeda drives the company’s digital marketing and business growth strategies forward. Her keen mind for corporate branding has helped Mercatus become recognized as an industry authority in both eCommerce solutions and thought leadership.

In addition to her role as Director of Marketing and Brand, Takeda is a regular contributor to the Mercatus blog where she provides grocers with advice on a range of topics from analysis on adopting grocery technology to enhancing profitability through innovative product offerings.

Before joining Mercatus, Takeda gained sales, operational and account management experience working with several respected organizations including TC Transcontinental, Charles Faram and Brand Point Services.

Areas of Expertise

With a decade of experience in sales and marketing, Takeda has earned a reputation for excellence in the following fields:

  • Digital marketing
  • Business growth strategies
  • Lead generation
  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Training and coaching
  • Strategic planning
  • Team building

Education and Volunteer Work


Takeda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from York University.

She has volunteered her time and efforts to both local and national nonprofit organizations, including Canadian Blood Services and Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre.


Social Media

Connect with Emi on LinkedIn