Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and Member of Executive Committee
Mr. Alain Bouchard is Executive Chairman of the Board, CoFounder of the Company. On September 24, 2014, Mr. Bouchard took on a new role as Founder and Executive Chairman of the Corporationrationration as he stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporationrationration, a position he held for over 25 years. As founder of the companies from which originated Alimentation CoucheTard Inc., Mr. Bouchard started his convenience store operations in 1980 with the opening of his first convenience store in Qubec. Mr. Bouchard has more than 40 years of experience in the retail industry. Over the years he took part, along with his closest collaborators and all staff members, in CoucheTards growth. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of Quebecor Inc. from 1997 to May 2009. Mr. Bouchard has received many personal awards that recognize his business excellence and his outstanding professional achievements throughout his career. The most recent one being in June 2017, when Mr. Bouchard was awarded an honorary doctorate in Consumer Sciences from the Universit Laval in Qubec City. He was also inducted to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in May 2017, and, in March 2017, he received the 2017 International Horatio Alger Award bestowed to individuals who have persevered through challenges to become successful entrepreneurs and community leaders. Mr. Bouchard has also received other distinguished awards in 2014 such as the Grand btisseur de lconomie du Qubec from the Institute for governance, the T. Patrick Boyle Founders award from the Fraser Institute, Officer of the Ordre national du Qubec and NACS Insight International Convenience Leader of the year.
Age: 67 Chairman Since 2014