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Lyne Castonguay

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

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Veteran Home Depot executive Lyne Castonguay has been named chief merchandising officer at Sobeys Inc. She will oversee all aspects of Sobeys go-to-market strategy, with responsibility for category management, marketing, data insights, research, procurement, private label and merchandising as well as the company’s digital strategy. The retailer’s operations include the Nova