The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has announced that Andrew Sousa has joined the association as assistant director for the Center for Retail Compliance and director at RILA. In this role, Sousa will manage RILA’s committee of retail environmental compliance professionals and develop comprehensive tools, content, and training to help retailers navigate environmental compliance regulations.
Sousa joins RILA from Canadian Tire Corp., where he served on the risk & regulatory affairs team focusing on both compliance and product and chemical safety.
“Coming from a retail company and having a science background, Andrew brings an understanding of the challenges retailers face in the environmental compliance space,” says Tiffin Shewmake, executive director for the Center for Retail Compliance and vice president at RILA. “Andrew will play an integral role as we look to expand the CRC and its offerings for retailers, and we’re excited to have him on board.”
The Center for Retail Compliance was established by RILA in 2013 to provide retailers and industry stakeholders with access to retail-specific information, tools, and solutions pertaining to state and federal environmental regulations. To learn more, visit the retail compliance website.