Ottawa May 4. 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, Ontario. – April 4, 2012 – Scooteretti Ltd, a leading edge electric scooter and electric bicycle retailer, today announced the appointment of Michel Gagnon in a consulting role as director of franchise development Canada.
In his role, Gagnon will be responsible for the oversight, leadership and execution of all franchise development initiatives and a member of the Scooteretti Ltd. senior leadership team.
“The success of our company depends on the success of our Franchise Network, and growing that network with the most qualified franchisees from across Canada is one of our most important strategic initiatives for growth,” said W. Leishman, president of Scooteretti Ltd. “Gagnon will be instrumental in launching our retail network within the major market segments of our business in Canada, and he is the ideal professional to lead our franchise development initiatives nationwide. I look forward to working with him in this exciting new role.”
Gagnon brings a wealth of expertise with previous experience working with large corporate clients that included senior consulting services for Imperial Oil, Shell Canada, Pizza Hut and Yves Rocher North America as well as helping many SME in Quebec and Ontario in developing their Franchise Systems as the President and Senior Consultant of Davier Consultants since 1998.
Gagnon has also held senior positions as President and co-owner of a Canada wide Master Franchise System, building it from the ground up to over 25 franchises in 5 Canadian provinces. He has held the position of Executive Vice-President of a chain of large footprint drugstores with 55 locations (49 franchises) and sales of $200 Million.
Prior to that, he held the position of Vice-President Finance & Administration for the Canadian subsidiary of a major beauty products manufacturer.
About Scooteretti Ltd.:
Scooteretti Ltd. is a fast becoming a key player in the power-assisted bicycle market. Scooteretti’s business model has always been about ensuring that the products offered to their customers are of superior quality and reliability while offering outstanding customer service. Scooteretti’s business motto is “engineered to be better” and that thought process goes into every product manufactured and sold through its retail outlets. Through its advanced technology, R&D and unique Partners Network, Scooteretti retails their products, which are built on the premise of quality, reliability and safety. Scooteretti Ltd. is based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Visit www.scooterettifranchise.ca for more information on franchising opportunities.