Colabor Group welcomes Jean Gattuso to its Board of Directors

– CANADA, Boucherville –  Colabor Group Inc. (TSX: GCL) today announced the appointment of Jean Gattuso to its Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Gattuso to our Board of Directors. His extensive food industry knowledge, managerial expertise and Board experience will greatly benefit Colabor and its Board of Directors,” said Board Chairman, Warren White.

About Jean Gattuso

Mr. Gattuso joined Lassonde in 1987. He held various senior executive positions at the subsidiary A. Lassonde Inc. between 1995 and 2009. Mr. Gattuso was appointed COO of Lassonde Industries Inc. in 2009, and then President and COO from 2012 to 2021, in addition to holding the position of President and CEO of various subsidiaries and being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the US subsidiary of Lassondes Industries Inc. Under his leadership, the company has grown into the largest manufacturer of fruit juices and beverages in Canada and became a market leader in North America. Seasoned Director, Mr. Gattuso is sitting on various Boards of Directors, including Investissement Québec, La Tablée des Chefs, and Le Cercle des Présidents du Québec, and the advisory boards of two privately held corporations. Mr. Gattuso holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from Université du Québec à Montréal. He has received many honors during his career including “Person of the Year” in the food industry in 2003, “Entrepreneur of the Year 2008” from Ernst & Young in Quebec, “MBA of the Year” award in 2014 and, the Golden Pencil Award in 2015.

About Colabor

Colabor is a distributor and wholesaler of food and related products serving the hotel, restaurant, and institutional markets in Quebec and the Atlantic provinces, as well as the retail market. Within its two operating segments, Colabor offers specialty food products such as meat, fresh fish, and seafood, as well as food and related products through its Broadline activities.

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