Couche-Tard appoints Stephen Harper to company’s Board of Directors

Former Prime Minister will take position effective immediately.
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Alimentation Couche-Tard announced today that former Prime Minister Stephen J. Harper has been appointed by the Board of Directors as a new member.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Harper to our board," said Alain Bouchard, founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Alimentation Couche-Tard. "With his extensive experience in leadership, governance, business, and global affairs, he brings invaluable insights to the board, which will serve Couche-Tard well as we continue to grow and innovate to meet the evolving needs of the customers and communities we serve in Canada and around the world." 

Harper is chairman and CEO of Harper & Associates Consulting, which acts as a strategic consultant to clients around the world, providing advice on matters relating to market access, the management of global geopolitical and economic risk, and the maximization of value in global markets. He sits on the board of directors of Colliers International Group Inc., a Canada-based diversified professional services and investment management company, where he also sits on the Governance Committee. He is also a founding partner and chairman of Vision One Management, a fundamental value-oriented equity fund that applies a private equity investment approach to public markets. 

"I am honored to join Couche-Tard, a great Canadian company and a global leader in convenience and mobility renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation," said Harper. "Throughout my career, I have always believed in the power of collaboration and forward-thinking to drive success. I am eager to contribute to Couche-Tard's continued success and to work alongside a team that is dedicated to making a positive impact on communities around the globe."

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