Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series: Eric R. La Flèche, President and CEO, METRO Inc. (Suppliers & Vendors ONLY)
February 20, 2019
7:30am - 9:30am
The Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series provides a unique opportunity for retail vendors and suppliers to hear directly from senior leaders of Canada’s biggest retail brands – with none of their retailer competitors or media in the room.
No other program offers direct access to some of the most successful leaders in Canadian retail in such an intimate setting. Bring your entire team to hear first-hand business strategies from these important retail leaders.
Eric R. La Flèche,
President and CEO,
Eric R. La Flèche joined METRO INC. in 1991 and became President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2008. With annual sales of $16 billion on an annualized basis, METRO INC, is a leader in food and pharmacy in Québec, Ontario and Eastern Canada. With its retailer, franchisor, manufacturer and distributor activities, it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, as well as close to 700 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners, providing employment to close to 90,000 people..
Mr. La Flèche holds a MBA from the Harvard Business School and a civil law degree from the University of Ottawa. In 2013, he received the Golden Pencil Award from the Food Industry Association of Canada, the highest honor in the industry. In 2015, he was recognized as CEO of the Year by Les Affaires, Quebec’s leading business publication.
He is member of the Board of Directors of METRO Inc. and the Bank of Montreal. He is involved with several charities in Quebec and co-chaired the 2015 Centraide of Greater Montreal Campaign.
Please note, this event is only open to the supplier/vendor community.
This is a French speaking event, simultaneous translation to English will be provided.
Gold and Grey Rooms
1228, Sherbrooke Rd. W.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Presentation
Member, Non-Retail $199 | Non-Member, Non-Retail $349
Member, Non-Retail Table of 8 $1395 l Non Member, Non-Retail Table of 8 $2445