Loto-Quebec Appoints Lynne Roiter as President and CEO
Lynne Roiter was confirmed on Wednesday as Loto-Québec’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said the Board of Directors, recalling that she is the first woman in the history of the corporation to assume this function.
Ms. Roiter was appointed Acting President of Loto-Québec on August 6, after CEO Simon Patenaude was in trouble. Mr. Patenaude, who finally died last October, was temporarily replacing CEO Gérard Bibeau, who retired in March 2016.
“At Loto-Québec for thirty years, Lynne Roiter is undoubtedly a pillar of our organization. She moved up the ranks to become Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Legal and then President and Chief Executive Officer. She also enjoys an excellent reputation on the international scene and since 2006 has held the post of secretary general of the World Lottery Association.
On behalf of the members of the Board of Directors and staff of Loto-Québec, I wish to congratulate her warmly and wish her all the best. She will of course have the support and full cooperation of the Board of Directors, “said Hélène F. Fortin, Chair of the Board.
“Loto-Québec is an organization that I deeply appreciate,” said Ms. Roiter. I intend to carry out the vision and projects of the Company, working with the Board of Directors and the Board of Directors. We have quality employees and managers at Loto-Québec and in our subsidiaries; I am pleased to have the opportunity to continue the work that has begun and to work with them to promote our entertainment offer, in keeping with our values of responsible gaming. ”