Wednesday, April 16, 2008
At the Annual General Meeting of METRO Inc., Mr. Réal Raymond was elected to the Companyís Board of Directors.
Mr. Raymond was President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Canada from 2002 to 2007, when he retired on June 1 of that year. Currently, Mr. Raymond sits on the Board of Directors of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and the Conseil du patronat du Québec. In addition, he is President of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation. Réal Raymondís extensive experience represents a valuable asset for METRO.
METRO INC. 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 banners.
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