Reitmans (Canada) Limited welcomes new CIO

MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Reitmans (Canada) Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Gino Gualtieri to the position of Chief Information Officer. With over 25 years of experience in industries ranging from retail to manufacturing and financial services, Mr. Gualtieri brings to Reitmans (Canada) Limited a wealth of expertise in the development and implementation of technology strategies.

"In the rapidly changing retail environment and the ever increasing importance of technology in our omni-channel reality, the role of CIO is critical", says Walter Lamothe, President, Retail and COO, Reitmans (Canada) Limited. "Through his impressive background in corporate transformation and process improvement, we are confident that Gino will support our commercial growth by ensuring that RCL is equipped with the right tools and strategies to respond quickly and efficiently to our customers' needs."

"I am thrilled to be joining such a pillar of Canadian retail," added Gino Gualtieri. "Reitmans (Canada) Limited is a company that is looking forward with confidence and audacity, and it will be very exciting for me to contribute to its transformation and expansion."

Through IT leadership and innovation, Mr. Gualtieri will contribute to the optimization of the retailer's business operations and the evolution of its organization. Prior to joining Reitmans (Canada) Limited, he held various senior executive roles at major corporations including Sears Canada, The Brick Group, Accenture and Staples.

About Reitmans (Canada) Limited
Reitmans (Canada) Limited is a leading specialty fashion retailer, operating over 800 stores across Canada through its banners, Reitmans, Addition Elle, Penningtons, RW&CO., Thyme Maternity, Hyba and Smart Set.  Reitmans (Canada) Limited is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Exchange (TSX:  RET, RET-A).  For more information, visit


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For further information: Marie-Hélène Lagacé, Director, Corporate Communications, Reitmans (Canada) Limited, 514-384-1140, ext. 4089,


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