MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite an uncertain economic environment and volatile raw materials prices, La Coop fédérée, the largest agri-food company in Quebec, will unveil record results at its 90th annual general meeting.
Media representatives are cordially invited to a press conference where the organization's President, Mr. Denis Richard, will explain the La Coop fédérée recipe for success, a recipe related to recent sound acquisitions, a pork sector that increased sharply, and a cooperative model that is doing remarkably well in times of crisis.
The senior management team will also present highlights of fiscal 2011, the first quarter results of 2012 and the objectives La Coop fédérée has for this International Year of Cooperatives, which coincides with its 90th birthday.
Those attending: Mr. Denis Richard, President, Mr. Claude Lafleur, CEO, Mr. Paul Noiseux, CFO and Mr. Gaétan Desroches, COO.
|What?||Annual general meeting of the members of La Coop fédérée|
|When?|| Thursday, March 1, 2012
The General Assembly starts at 9 AM, room 200
The press conference will take place at noon in room 202
A buffet and refreshments will be served
|Where?|| Centre des congrès de Québec (Québec City Convention Centre)
1000 René-Lévesque Boul. East
Note: This annual general meeting will be preceded, the day before (Wednesday, 29 February), by a half-day retreat you can watch on the web.
|What?||Half-day retreat with the theme "L'agriculture en territoire occupé à l'ère du Web 2.0" with the following speakers: Mr. Loïc Tassé (political scientist, University of Montreal), Vincent Cloutier (Director of Agricultural Affairs, The Coop federee) and Jean-Francois Dumas (Founding President, Influence Communication).|
|When?|| Wednesday, February 29, 2012
From 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
|Where?||Go to www.webcom-montreal.com/attraits/coop/ and follow the instructions.|
For further information:
Please note that the press conference will be recorded and available on line, on request.
Mr. Ben Marc Diendéré
Director of Communications, La Coop fédérée
R.S.V.P. Information and interview requests:
Mrs Diane Jeannotte
Cell.: 514 772-8019