Alimentation Couche-Tard is welcoming Filipe Da Silva as the new CFO and executive vice-president. Da Silva will be appointed on July 1, following the retirement of Claude Tessier, who currently holds the positions.
Da Silva is an international retail- and financial-industry veteran and has held many global positions. Da Silva began his career with TotalEnergies in Argentina, then joined the Carrefour group where he worked in various countries in South America and Asia. His career also includes titles at Groupe Exito, one of South America’s largest retailers and a long stint at Walmart’s Central America subsidiary as CFO to later become Walmart Canada’s CFO.
Da Silva joined Couche-Tard in March this year and currently occupies the position of senior vice-president of finance.
"Filipe has already proved himself as a trusted leader in the organization since joining in March 2023 and has spent much time learning the business from Claude. We have full confidence in Filipe, along with our experienced and highly capable finance team, and we expect the seamless transition between the two roles to be transparent for financial markets. I want to thank him for taking on this mandate, and I look forward to working with Filipe in his new capacity", said Brian Hannasch, president and CEO of Couche-Tard in a statement.