The Jean Coutu Group to hold Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday July 11, 2017

Varennes, Quebec, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) wishes to remind the public that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday July 11, 2017, at 9:30 am ET at the Head Office of the Corporation, 245 Jean Coutu Street, Varennes, Quebec.

The Meeting will also be webcasted on the corporate website at

Representatives of the Jean Coutu Group will meet the press after the Meeting.

What: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Where: The Jean Coutu Group Head Office. 245 Jean Coutu Street, Varennes, Quebec

Annual General Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.
A press meeting will be held following the Meeting (around 10:30 a.m.)

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 419 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, and employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, since December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.


Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165

Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Lenta announces the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“the Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (23 June 2017) announces the results of the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”).

The shareholders re-elected all 7 of Lenta Ltd.’s non-executive Directors:

  • John Oliver (chairman);
  • Stephen Johnson (independent);
  • Anton Artemyev (independent);
  • Michael Lynch-Bell (independent);
  • Dmitry Shvets;
  • Stephen Peel;
  • Martin Elling.

Lenta’s Board of Directors consists of 9 members – 7 non-executives who are elected (or re-elected) annually and the CEO and CFO who hold office by virtue of their executive positions. The first meeting of the Board of Directors’ new term is scheduled for July 2017.

In addition, the AGM reviewed the Company’s annual accounts for the financial year ended 31 December, 2016, and reappointed Ernst & Young LLC as Lenta’s auditor until the Company’s next AGM.

Shareholders who registered in the Company’s Register of Members by 23 May, 2017 were entitled to attend and vote at the AGM. The Notice of the AGM which included all matters to be voted upon was sent to shareholders one month in advance of the AGM.

About Lenta
Lenta is the largest hypermarket chain in Russia (in terms of selling space) and the country’s fourth largest retail chain (in terms of sales as of 1Q 2017). The Company was founded in 1993 in St. Petersburg. Lenta operates 195 hypermarkets in 78 cities across Russia and 57 supermarkets in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and the Central region with a total of approximately 1,171,523 sq.m of selling space. The average Lenta hypermarket store has selling space of approximately 5,700 sq.m. The average Lenta supermarket store has selling space of approximately 900 sq.m. The Company operates seven owned distribution centres.

The Company’s price-led hypermarket formats are differentiated in terms of their promotion and pricing strategies as well as their local product assortment. The Company employed approximately 45,689 people as of 31 December 20161.

The Company’s management team combines a mix of local knowledge and international expertise coupled with extensive operational experience in Russia. Lenta’s largest shareholders include TPG Capital and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, both of which are committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance. Lenta is listed on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Exchange and trades under the ticker: ‘LNTA’.

A brief video summary on Lenta’s business and its Big Data initiative can be seen here.

For further information please visit


Anastasia Kuznetsova
Corporate Communications Manager
Тel:+7 (812) 336 39 97

FTI Consulting
Russian Media:
Anton Karpov & Victoria Afonina
Тel:+7 495 795 06 23

FTI Consulting
International Media:
Leonid Fink & Jenny Payne
Тel: +44 7497 783 705

Source: Lenta