Alain Bouchard

Alain Bouchard

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board

I am filled with pride and optimism that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that Couche-Tard is ready for the future: a future where our customers are back on the road, where our business is continuously innovating and looking for new ways to make our customers’ lives easier, and where our team members are working hard to protect their communities and planet. How did we become ready for this future despite the challenges of the past year? By being steadfast in our commitment and concern for our people and our customers.
Brian Hannasch

Brian Hannasch

President and Chief Executive Officer

I am grateful to our outstanding operations teams who kept our team members and customers safe, our stores open, and ensured that we are part of the solution in the communities where we live and work. Together, with the support of our global teams, we did more than maintain the status quo – we innovated for the future. We expanded our fresh food offer, our frictionless payment options, our localized pricing capabilities, and our fuel procurement and delivery capacity. We also reinvented our brands, making them increasingly modern and recognizable at every part of the customer journey.

Vision

To become the world's preferred destination for convenience and mobility.

Mission

To make our customers' lives a little easier
every day

Our Journey So Far

Our company has a rich history spanning over 40 years. Here are some of the key events that made Alimentation Couche-Tard the retail leader it is today.

Opening of our first store in Laval, QC, Canada

1980

Opening of our first store in Laval, QC, Canada

Entry in the United States

2001

Entry in the United States

Purchase of the Circle K Corporation

2003

Purchase of the Circle K Corporation

Expansion into Europe

2012

Expansion into Europe

Launch of our global Circle K brand

2015

Launch of our global Circle K brand

Acquisition of The Pantry Inc.

2015

Acquisition of The Pantry Inc.

Acquisition of Topaz, a leading retailer in Ireland

2016

Acquisition of Topaz, a leading retailer in Ireland

Growth in Ontario and Québec with Esso-branded sites

2016

Growth in Ontario and Québec with Esso-branded sites

Acquisition of CST Brands and Holiday Stationstores in the U.S.

2017

Acquisition of CST Brands and Holiday Stationstores in the U.S.

Acquisition in Asia of corporate stores in Hong Kong and Macau

2020

Acquisition in Asia of corporate stores in Hong Kong and Macau

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