MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Groupe Aeroplan Inc. (TSX: AER)
today announced that Jeff Balagna, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Groupe Aeroplan United States and Asia Pacific and Executive
Vice President, Groupe Aeroplan Inc. is leaving Groupe Aeroplan. Liz
Graham, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer will take on
additional responsibilities as President and CEO, United States and
"I would like to thank Jeff for his considerable efforts throughout the
Carlson Marketing acquisition process as well as the successful
post-acquisition integration into Groupe Aeroplan, which, thanks to
this acquisition, is now fully equipped to deliver full-suite loyalty
management globally." said Rupert Duchesne, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Groupe Aeroplan. "We are very pleased that one of
our founding executives will step in to build a strong and sustainable
operating environment for us in this critical region, leveraging the
expertise of the commercial heads who will report to her".
Commercial leaders who will now report into Liz Graham are:
Peter deNunzio, President, Customer Loyalty, US
Fay Beauchine, President, Business Loyalty, US
Karl Schuster, President, Proprietary Loyalty, APAC
About Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
Groupe Aeroplan Inc., a global leader in loyalty management, owns
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, Carlson
Marketing, an international loyalty marketing services, engagement and
events provider, as well as Nectar, the United Kingdom's largest
coalition loyalty program. Groupe Aeroplan also operates LMG Insight &
Communication, an international customer-driven insight and data
analytics business. In addition, Groupe Aeroplan has majority equity
positions in Air Miles Middle East and Nectar Italia as well as a
minority position in Club Premier, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty
program. For more information about Groupe Aeroplan, please visit www.groupeaeroplan.com.
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