François J. Coutu

François J. Coutu



Ile-des-Sœurs, Québec
Age 63
Director since 2018
Non Independent
President of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.


Mr. Coutu is president of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. He has held various management positions within The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. for more than 25 years, including President and Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2018. He is a member of the board of directors of Varad HTM Inc. and of the School of Pharmacy of Samford University. He has been Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS) and was also a member of the Board 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 in the United States.