LAVAL, QC, March 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great enthusiasm that Pierre Rivard, President of St-Hubert Group, announced the appointment of Gilles Corriveau as Chief Executive Officer of St-Hubert Retail, the Group's food processing division. Mr. Corriveau will report directly to Pierre Rivard and will directly supervise the Retail Division's management team.
Mr. Corriveau is an accomplished business man with over 25 years of experience in the food processing and distribution industry as well as retail sale of daily consumer goods. As a passionate visionary, he has stood out throughout his career with his management philosophy focusing as much on people's development and talent as on performance and business results. He is known for his mobilizing leadership and rigour at work. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and has taught at HEC Montréal for several years in various marketing areas. His long career in the food and distribution industry as, among others, Vice-President of Operations at Sobeys Québec, then Mito, combined with his experience as President for the GéoDATA Marketing Firm has set him apart in retail networks and the food market.
Pierre Rivard, President of St-Hubert Group, said: "I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Gilles Corriveau, an experienced leader who shows strong values that are consistent with those applied by the organization and who will be able to take over for me as President of the Retail Division for St-Hubert Group. I am confident that I will be able to count as much on his leadership skills than his personal and professional skills to assist me in my duties. I strongly believe that Gilles, supported by the effective teams already in place, will brilliantly lead the division to new heights."
As for Gilles Corriveau, he had this to say: "I am very proud to take over the presidency of St-Hubert Retail. St-Hubert is a company I admire and joining this organization is the achievement of a dream. I am committed to deploying all my enthusiasm and energy so that St-Hubert's Retail Division continues its growth and momentum. I will work together with my team to ensure the company's business development and will ensure that its mission to "Delivery happiness" is at the heart of all our decisions. I would like to thank Pierre for giving me this great opportunity to continue my career within such a famous family."
Gilles Corriveau will officially begin his duties as of March 29, 2016.
About St-Hubert Group
St-Hubert Group has more than 10,000 employees distributed within two divisions, Restaurant and Food Service. Founded in 1951 in Montreal, Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert Ltée now has over 120 rotisseries in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick, and serves more than 31 million meals each year. St-Hubert Group is also a Retail Division that manufactures and distributes several food products, including under the St-Hubert brand among others: sauces, soups, ribs, chicken pot pie and meat pie. The company has a long tradition of innovation and is constantly striving on meeting the needs of its customers.
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For further information: Josée Vaillancourt, Senior Advisor, Communications, St-Hubert Group, Tel.: 450 688-4400, extension 2104, Cell.: 514 913-3741, [email protected]