Sylvain Toutant appointd president of GMCR Canada
Oct. 26, 2012, Montreal – Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has welcomed Sylvain Toutant as president of GMCR Canada.
Oct. 26, 2012, Montreal – Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has welcomed Sylvain Toutant as president of GMCR Canada. He also joins the GMCR executive leadership team and is appointed president of GMCR Canada Holding Inc. Toutant is taking over from Gérard Geoffrion, who has been appointed president of international business development for GMCR.
Toutant joined the company in 2008 as president of the Van Houtte Retail Division. Appointed chief operating officer of GMCR Canada in 2010, he supervised operations, marketing, sales and the coffee services division.
He has a long track record in marketing, retail and business management, including participating in the design and launch of the Réno-Dépôt chain, becoming its president and chief executive officer in 2001. He has also held the position of president and CEO of the Société des alcools du Québec.