BOUCHERVILLE, QC, May 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - We are saddened to learn of the passing of Jacques Landreville, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Colabor Group Inc. Mr. Landreville was successively Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Colabor Income Fund, from the time of its listing on the stock market in 2005, and Chairman of the Board of Directors, after Colabor's conversion to a corporation in 2009.
A seasoned manager, he held responsibilities with large companies as manager, vice-president and, with Culinar, as president. In 1991, he became president of Uni-Select, leading that company with distinction for more than 15 years. He also served on many boards of directors throughout his career.
"Colabor is deeply saddened by Jacques Landreville's passing. His strategic vision and his business acumen contributed to the development of the Company. All members of the organization join me in offering our sincere condolences to his family," said Robert Panet-Raymond, director of Colabor since 2005. The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Panet-Raymond to serve as interim Chairman following Mr. Landreville's passing.
Colabor is a wholesaler and distributor of food and non-food products serving the retail market (grocery stores, convenience stores, etc.) and the foodservice market (cafeterias, restaurants, hotels, restaurant chains), in Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements reflecting the opinions or current expectations of Colabor Group Inc. concerning its performance and business operations and future events. These statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results or events may differ.
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Colabor Group Inc.
Jean-François Neault, CPA, CMA, MBA
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Tel. 450-449-0026 ext. 308
Maison Brison Inc.
Martin Goulet, CFA
Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations
Tel. 514-731-0000 ext. 229