The first woman to act as an officer for La Coop fédérée, in addition to becoming Secretary General Me Josée Létourneau has 22 years of experience serving this organization and its network, and seven years in private practice. Since joining La Coop fédérée in 1997, she has held the positions of Legal Counsel, Director of Litigation, and Executive Director of Legal Affairs, before being appointed Senior Vice-president, Legal Affairs, in 2016. She is a graduate of Université Laval in Quebec City and is a member of the Quebec Bar. She will start her position effective February 28, 2020.
About La Coop fédérée
La Coop fédérée represents over 120,000 members grouped within 60 cooperatives located across several Canadian provinces. Its activities are shared amongst three divisions: Olymel S.E.C., Sollio Agriculture and Groupe BMR. La Coop fédérée employs over 14,000 people and has sales reaching $6.5 billion