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Michael Medline becomes new CEO for Sobeys

Michael Medline becomes new CEO for Sobeys

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Michael Medline has joined Empire Co. and its food and drug retail subsidiary Sobeys Inc. as president and chief executive officer. Empire said the appointment of Medline, who also joins its board of directors, is effective immediately. He takes the reins from François Vimard, who has served as interim CEO since last summer

Poulin steps down as CEO at Sobeys

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Marc Poulin has resigned as president and chief executive officer of Sobeys Inc. and the Canadian grocery chain’s parent company, Empire Co. His departure, announced by Empire’s board, came just days after Empire reported a $2.13 billion (Canadian) net loss for its 2016 financial year. The setback was mainly attributed to

Chief executive of Sobeys steps down

Chief executive of Sobeys steps down

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia  — Marc Poulin has left his posts as president and chief executive officer of Sobeys Inc. and the Canadian food and drug retailer’s parent company, Empire Co. His sudden departure, announced by Empire’s board on Friday, comes just over a week after Empire reported a $2.13 billion net loss for its 2016