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.
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 email@example.com
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