François J. Coutu

François J. Coutu



Montréal, Québec
Age 68
Director since 2018
Non Independent


Mr. Coutu has held various management positions within the Jean Coutu Group over a period of more than 25 years, including President and Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2018 and President until May 31, 2019, and has assumed various responsibilities as a member of the board committees. He also acted as chair of the board of directors of the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS) and was a director of Rite Aid Corporation. Mr. Coutu is a pharmacist by trade, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from McGill University as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Samford University. He is a member of the board of directors of the School of Pharmacy of Samford University.



As of January 30, 2024