MONTREAL, June 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. (TSX: MRU) announced
today the appointment of François Thibault, CFA as Senior
Vice-president and Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is
effective August 1, 2012.
Mr. Thibault will lead all of the Company's financial management and
reporting functions, as well as treasury and investor relations, legal
affairs, strategic planning and corporate development.
Since 1999, Mr. Thibault has held various strategic positions with
Bombardier and he was Vice-president, Finance of Bombardier Aerospace
since 2009. Prior to 1999, Mr. Thibault held senior financial positions
with large companies in the printing and telecommunications industries.
Mr. Thibault holds a Master of Science (Finance and International
Business) from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor in
Business Administration from Université de Sherbrooke.
"I am very pleased to welcome François to the Metro executive team. His
strong financial experience, expertise and dynamic leadership will
allow him to contribute positively to the Company's growth", said Eric
La Fleche, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metro Inc.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO
INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and
Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under
several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics,
as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug
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