Montreal (QC) CANADA, May 5, 2008 -
ALAIN BOUCHARD, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC., AT THE
CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S PODIUM.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is the Canadian convenience-store industry
leader with a network of: 5,690 stores, of which 3,440 have fuel stations. The
company has stores in 11 major territories - eight in 29 U.S. states and three
across six Canadian provinces. Over 45,000 people work for Couche-Tard's
network of stores and service stations.
Often praised as the Wal-Mart of convenience stores, this star of our
economy has enjoyed increasing success in the United States, especially with
the acquisition of the Circle K chain in 2003, which launched Couche-Tard into
the ranks of Multinational Corporation.
A decentralized operating structure that promotes fast decision-making,
great expertise in distribution and cost control, and finally an
entrepreneurial culture, has garanteed this company an impressive expansion
pace seen in recent years, for which it can be very proud.
As an accomplished businessman, Alain Bouchard and his management team
continue to set a brisk pace for the company's vigorous growth.
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