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Jun 20, 2024

RONA names J.P. Towner as new CEO to lead next growth phase

RONA Inc., a Canadian home improvement retailer with approximately 425 corporate and affiliate stores, announced the appointment of J.P. Towner as president and chief executive officer.


Towner previously took on key roles at Dollarama and Pomerleau Inc. before joining RONA to become its chief financial officer in October 2022, bringing over 15 years of experience in corporate strategy and financial management to drive RONA’s growth.


“I am greatly honored to assume the leadership of this Canadian household name. It’s an exciting time for RONA as we are building the future of this iconic brand that has been serving Canadians for the past 85 years. We have an exceptional team in place which I’m proud to lead into the next phase of this company as we strive to help Canadians build their homes and dreams,” said Towner.

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