UPDATED ON: Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Katz Group Canada Ltd.:
Peter Quintiliani, CA,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
From The Globe and Mail
On behalf of Katz Group Canada Ltd., Andy Giancamilli, CEO, is pleased to announce the appointments of Peter Quintiliani as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and of Alan Cole as Executive Vice President, Real Estate Services.
Mr. Quintiliani is former Chief Financial Officer for Parmalat North America and former Vice President and Treasurer for Ault Foods Ltd. Most recently he served as CFO for Snyderís Drug Stores before moving to Katz Group Canada as Senior Vice President, Administration.
Mr. Cole is former Director of Real Estate and Director of Development for Wal-Mart Canada Corp., where he was responsible for all real estate functions including the development and real estate expansion proposals for the Samís Club launch. His previous experience includes real estate management at Canadian Tire and Maple Leaf Foods, and franchise development management for A&W.
Katz Group Canada Ltd. is the Canadian retail subsidiary of Edmonton-based Katz Group. Established in 1990 and encompassing more than 1,800 pharmacies, Katz Group is the fifth-largest drug store company in North America and the largest retail pharmacy network in Canada. Pharmacy banners include Rexall Drug Stores, Pharma Plus Drugmarts, Medicine Shoppe, Guardian, I.D.A., and Herbies/Payless in Canada and Snyderís Drug Stores in the U.S. Other Katz Group pharmacy-related businesses include ProPharm Limited and Canadaís largest mail-order pharmacy, Meditrust Healthcare Limited. For more information on Katz Group, visit www.katzgroup.ca.