METRO INC. - Departure of a Senior Executive

MONTREAL, March 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. (the «Corporation») 
announces that Mr. Robert Sawyer, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating 
Officer since April 2009, will be leaving the Corporation to become President 
and Chief Executive Officer of a company operating in another sector. 
"Mr. Sawyer has played an important role in the success of METRO over the past 
33 years and it's with regret that we learned of his decision to accept a new 
challenge with another company. We thank him for his contribution and wish him 
well in his new position," said Mr. Eric La Flèche, President and Chief 
Executive Officer of METRO INC. 
The succession plan of the Corporation is being implemented and the heads of 
the Quebec and Ontario divisions will now be reporting to the CEO. The 
position of Chief Operating Officer will not be filled. 
METRO INC. 
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is 
a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, where 
it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners 
including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 
drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners. 
Marie-Claude Bacon Senior Director, Corporate Affairs 514 643-1086 
1-800-361-4681, ext. 1086 mbacon@metro.ca 
SOURCE: METRO INC. 
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CO: METRO INC.
ST: Quebec
NI: FBR FOD FDR 2575 WNEWS  
-0- Mar/19/2013 11:45 GMT
 
 
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