Mr. Norman Jaskolka joined the ALDO Group as Vice-President in 1995, after leaving his 20-year career in the public accounting profession at Ernst & Young, where he specialized in various areas including Business Valuations and Corporate Finance. He was awarded the title of Fellow of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Quebec in 1997 in recognition for services and leadership in the accounting profession.
In 2000, Norman assumed responsibility for the conception, development and operations of international business for The ALDO Group.
Since 2000, in addition to the company’s growth to operate over 1000 stores in North America, The ALDO Group has expanded its corporate store network into the UK and Ireland, as well as in 65 franchise countries across all continents of the world. During this period, over 650 stores will have been opened outside of North America.
Norman is a frequent lecturer and speaker on the development of international retail. In 2007, Norman joined the McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management Advisory Board. Norman has also spoken at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona in 2007, 2008 and in Berlin in 2010, and at the National Retail Federation in New York City in 2010.