Package Designer Of The Year: The Judges: Nicole Comeau

Nicole Comeau is brand manager for Vachon, a division of Montreal-based Culinar, where she is responsible for the individual sector and convenience store distribution channel.Before joining Culinar in February, Comeau worked for three years as a brand manager for Johnson &...

Nicole Comeau is brand manager for Vachon, a division of Montreal-based Culinar, where she is responsible for the individual sector and convenience store distribution channel.

Before joining Culinar in February, Comeau worked for three years as a brand manager for Johnson & Johnson, where she managed many personal care franchises.

Comeau started her marketing career in cosmetics at Professional Pharmaceutical, where she worked for three years as a product manager on Marcelle cosmetics.

Favorite packages by category:

1. Food and beverage: Ice Beer for Labatt Breweries of Canada by Shikatani Lacroix.

2. Cosmetic and drug: Lypsyl for Chesebrough-Pond’s by Shikatani Lacroix.

3. Household goods: Water Pik Shower Massage for Water Pik Canada by The M2000 Group.

General impression:

‘The quality of the submissions was excellent. It is obvious that great efforts were made to really understand the clients’ needs and strategically focus creative energy into quality designs that responded to marketing objectives.’