Three Stores in the Jean Coutu Network Honoured

Awards ceremony for Excell-Com, Excell-Pro, Excell-Service and Jean Coutu Trophies

Varennes (Quebec), June 5, 2018 – The teams of three stores affiliated with the Jean Coutu network received the prestigious Excell-Com, Excell-Pro, Excell-Service trophies and the very coveted Jean Coutu trophy highlighting their exceptional work within the PJC Jean Coutu network.

" Awarding these trophies is an opportunity for us to thank not only the pharmacist owners, but also all the employees for their outstanding overall performance. The teams produce remarkable results and we are proud to award them these trophies every year," said François J. Coutu, President of the Jean Coutu Group.

The Jean Coutu store located at 725 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard in Mercier and belonging to the pharmacist owners Line Thibault, Stéphanie Lalonde and Jacques Thibault was awarded the Excell-Com trophy.

Synonym of excellence in the PJC Jean Coutu network, the Excell-Com trophy rewards the store for the excellence of its commercial image in respect of the network.

The PJC Jean Coutu pharmacy team located at 200 Sainte-Madeleine Boulevard in Trois-Rivières received the Excell-Service trophy.

The team is first and foremost rewarded for its outstanding customer service. This store, owned by pharmacists Jean-François Gauthier and Alexandre Rivard, had the opportunity to stand out from the competition.

Excell-Pro and Jean Coutu
The Jean Coutu store located at 2700 Masson Street in Montreal was honoured twice and was awarded the Excell-Pro trophy along with the very coveted Jean Coutu trophy. The presentation of these trophies is an opportunity to thank the pharmacist owner, Marie-Claude Demers, and all her employees.  

The Excell-Pro trophy rewards the laboratory team that has distinguished itself across the network for its professionalism and the quality of the pharmaceutical care it provides to patients.

As for the Jean Coutu trophy, it rewards the performance of a pharmacy on various levels: finance, marketing, purchasing and marketing, laboratory service, cosmetics, human resources and customer service.


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