METRO announces organizational changes

    MONTREAL, Dec. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO announces organizational changes at
the head of its Québec and Ontario divisions.
    Alain Brisebois, currently, Senior Vice-President, Ontario Division, is
appointed Senior Vice-President, Quebec Division, where he has previously
worked for many years, most recently as Senior Vice President, Wholesale
    Robert Sawyer, currently Senior Vice President, Quebec Division, is
appointed Senior Vice President, Ontario Division. With his considerable
expertise in operations and merchandising, Mr. Sawyer will continue the work
undertaken by Alain Brisebois since 2005.
    The last year was an important one for the company, making significant
progress with the integration of A&P Canada acquired in 2005, while at the
same time achieving growth for a 17th consecutive year. This reorganization
will allow the company to better meet the challenges of the competitive food
retailing industry.
    These appointments will be effective January 3rd, 2008.


    With annual sales of nearly $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO
INC. is a leader in the food and pharmacy market segments in both Quebec and
Ontario where it operates a network of close to 600 supermarkets under Metro,
Metro Plus, Super C, A&P, Dominion, Loeb and Food Basics banners as well as
over 250 pharmacies under the Brunet, Clini Plus, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics

For further information:

For further information: Marie-Claude Bacon, Director Corporate Affairs
Department, (514) 643-1086, 1-800-361-4681 x1086; Source: METRO INC.

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