Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons

President
Ontario Craft Brewers Association

Scott Simmons is the President of the Ontario Craft Brewers Association. Scott oversees membership, government relations, partner development and overall marketing for Canada's largest provincial beer association. He is a 34-year veteran of the packaged goods, retail, agency, and sport administration industries.

Scott has succeeded as a President and CEO, and held senior leadership positions in sales and marketing with a focus on both business development and client retention. He is an experienced, hands on business leader able to drive unprecedented change and growth. Hallmarks of Scott's skill set include all forms of communication, including public relations and conflict resolution. He is a passionate salesman, who complements this with marketing and branding. Scott is proud of his record of accomplishment in creating strategic plans, while successfully operationalizing them through effective performance management systems.