Jean-Michel Coutu has been named president of The Jean Coutu Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Metro Inc.
He succeeds Alain Champagne, who joined the company in 2019 and plans to leave the business for another executive leadership position of a company in a different sector.
Coutu has been with the company since 2009. He is a pharmacist and business executive who has worked in the U.S. and Canada.
Coutu and Champagne will work together until the end of September as part of the transition.