Thursday, December 01, 2005
Subsequent to the recent acquisition of A&P Canada, Mr. Pierre H. Lessard, President and Chief Executive Officer of METRO INC., is pleased to announce the following appointments and organizational changes:
Robert Sawyer, formerly Senior Vice-President, Retail, becomes Senior Vice-President, Quebec Division. As such, he will be responsible for the Metro and Super C banners as well as wholesale operations in Quebec. He joined METRO INC. in 1979, and has been entrusted over the years with increasing responsibilities in distribution, merchandising and retail operations.
Robert Sawyer reports to Eric Richer La Flèche.
With annualized sales of nearly $11 billion and more than 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Quebec and Ontario where it operates a network of close to 600 food stores under the Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, A&P, Dominion, Loeb and Food Basics banners, as well as more than 250 pharmacies under the Brunet, Clini-Plus, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
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