Canadian Tire's Dean McCann Named Canada's CFO of the Year

TORONTO, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) salutes Dean McCann, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, on being named Canada's CFO of the Year™ for 2015.The award is presented annually by Financial Executives Canada, PwC and Robert Half and recognizes the quality, insight, direction and leadership of Canada's senior financial executives.

"To build a world class company you need an outstanding CFO," said Michael Medline, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Tire Corporation. "Dean's commitment to the Tire and his strong business insights have allowed us to consistently achieve strong results across all of our businesses, while providing our leadership team with the financial flexibility to go on offence." 

"We're proud of Dean and his many accomplishments. He's an innovative thinker who goes well beyond the role of a typical CFO. Thanks to his leadership, integrity and vision, our current financial position gives Canadian Tire the opportunity to be selective in how we win in 2015 and beyond," added Medline.

About Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and the tens of thousands of people employed across the Company. For more information, visit


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