Montreal, February 20, 2012 – METRO INC. (the “Company ”) announces that Mr. Richard Dufresne, Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, resigned today to accept a position with another organization.
The Company thanks Mr. Dufresne for his contribution during the past six years. The appointment of his successor will be announced at a later date.
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.
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
Source: Metro Inc.