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Giant Tiger CEO exits

Paul Wood has departed the discount retailer two years after stepping into the role
Gino DiGioacchino

Giant Tiger CEO Paul Wood has left the company after more than two decades.

The discount retailer’s board of directors has appointed Gino DiGioacchino as interim CEO.

“We would like to take this time to thank Mr. Wood for his service and wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” a company spokesperson said in a statement. “As a community-proud discount retailer, Giant Tiger’s focus remains on providing Canadians with the products and groceries they need at the lowest price possible every day. We are proud to serve the 264 communities we call home and look forward to expanding further in the future.” 

Wood took up the post in 2020 after holding several titles at the business dating back to 2007, according to LinkedIn, including president and chief operating officer; executive vice president and chief financial officer; and vice president of finance.

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