Uni-Select Inc. has announce that Robert Chevrier and James E. Buzzard will be joining its Board of Directors, with Chevrier tapped to be chair following his formal election.
Chevrier and Buzzard are nominees proposed by the directors of the corporation. The board intends to appoint Chevrier as Chair following the election.
The directors’ election will take place during the Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 8, 2012 at 1:30 PM at One, Place du Canada, Montreal.
Chevrier is no stranger to the organization. From 1983 to 1990, Chevrier was president of Uni-Select. Under his leadership, the corporation initiated its growth strategy through acquisitions.
Subsequently, he has led Rexel Canada Inc. He now acts as a corporate director. He serves on the boards of CGI., Richelieu Hardware inc., Cascades inc. and, until recently, Bank of Montreal.
James E. Buzzard has held various positions at Uni-Select since the acquisition of his family business in 2004. He has held various board offices in several organizations in the distribution of automotive parts.
Jean-Louis Dulac, current chairman of Uni-Select, will retire after the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. He is a founding member of the corporation. Jeanne Wojas, Clay E. Buzzard and Joseph P. Felicelli, will also retire from the board at the same meeting.