Metro CEO Eric La Flèche is the 2020 winner of the CEO of the year award in Canada. He succeeds another Quebecer, Lino Saputo Jr.
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at 3:55 PM
The CEO of the Year is chosen by a committee of 24 Canadian executives and directors, based on five criteria: vision and leadership, business performance, innovation, competitiveness and social responsibility. Mr. La Flèche has been managing Metro since 2008 and has been with the company since 1991.
“In a market where competition is very strong, Mr. La Flèche has led Metro to a solid position, with customer loyalty. Impressively, it has doubled its asset base in the past five years, so that the company now employs approximately 90,000 Canadians and has annual sales of $ 16 billion, ”John Wallace, CEO, told the National Post. from the leadership of Caldwell Partners, Founder and Partner of CEO of the Year.