CALGARY, March 16 /CNW/ - At its annual general meeting on March 13,
2007, incumbent director Alex Ingram was re-elected to the Calgary Co-op board
of directors for a three year term. Terry Semeniuk and Laura Sullivan were
newly elected to the board each for a three year term to replace retiring
directors Colleen Hillaby and Peter Stacey-Salmon.
The board of directors also appointed its board officers for 2007-2008.
Stuart Cantrill was appointed board chair, Randy Kott was appointed vice
chair, and Terry Geib was re-appointed board secretary. Also serving on the
board of directors are Johanna Bates, Barry Ashton and Lisa Wise.
"I am extremely honoured to be appointed board chair," says Cantrill. "In
assuming my new role as board chair, I will work closely with the board and
executive management team to ensure that Calgary Co-op continues towards its
vision of being the premier shopping destination in the communities we serve."
Locally owned and operated, Calgary Co-op is one of the largest retail
co-operatives in North America with assets of $314 million, sales of
$884 million, 413,000 members and 4,000 employees. In addition to its head
office in Calgary, Alberta, Calgary Co-op operates 22 retail shopping centres,
25 gas bars, 11 travel offices and 15 liquor stores in Calgary, Airdrie,
Okotoks and Strathmore, Alberta.
For further information:
For further information: Donna Burn, Vice President, Member and Public
Relations, Calgary Co-operative Association Limited, 2735 - 39 Ave. NE,
Calgary, AB T1Y 7C7, Telephone: (403) 219-6025, ext. 6258