Raymond Paré, vice president and chief financial officer of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., has resigned.
Paré has indicated his intention to pursue other interests and to spend more time with his family. Couche-Tard’s board of directors has accepted his resignation and wishes him success in his future endeavors. Couche-Tard has begun the process of identifying a successor and Paré will remain available to facilitate a smooth transition. In the meantime, financial and investor queries will be handled by Couche-Tard’s president & CEO, Brian Hannasch.
“We thank Raymond for his contributions to the company over the past 13 years,” said Hannasch. “He has been instrumental in the completion of milestone acquisitions including Statoil Fuel & Retail and The Pantry, reaching thousands more customers in dozens of new markets and multiplying our market value several times over, as well as laying the foundations for further growth with our new, global Circle K retail brand. We wish him well in his pursuit of new ventures.”