Sobeys appoints chief human resources officer

9/6/2012

Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Simon Gagné as chief human resources officer.

A native of Matane, Que., Gagné has, for the past 12 years, served as vice president, human resources, for Sobeys' operations in Québec, said a press release.

In his new role, and as a member of the company's executive committee, Gagné will serve as principal counsel and steward for the company's talent attraction, retention and development initiatives, as well as succession and career planning, leadership development and management of the company's people engagement opportunities.

"Simon's experience and success in aligning people and operations strategies, combined with his in-depth knowledge of our organization, makes him uniquely qualified to lead this critical function," said Marc Poulin, president & CEO, Sobeys Inc., in the release.

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