Lowe's Canada’s network takes home 5 awards at AQMAT’s Gala Reconnaissance

Boucherville, QC – March 5, 2018 — Lowe’s Canada, one of Canada’s leading home improvement company operating or servicing over 630 stores in Canada under the Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, Dick’s Lumber, Contractor First, and Ace banners, congratulates the employees and stores of its family that were honoured during the 6th Gala Reconnaissance of Québec’s hardware and LBM association (AQMAT) held this Saturday, March 3 at the Château Frontenac in the city of Québec:

  • Rising Star Award, Karine Landry, Manager, Centre du bricoleur RONA, Lachine
  • Manager Award, Marc-André Gagné, General Manager, RONA Sorel
  • Society Award, RONA Centre du Bricoleur, Lachine
  • Heritage Award, Audet family, RONA Matériaux Audet, Saint-Marc-des-Carrières
  • Specialty Award, RONA Matériaux Luc Doucet, Normandin

“I am very proud to see our employees’ and dealers’ efforts celebrated by our peers from the industry,” said Sylvain Prud’homme, President & CEO of Lowe’s Canada. “These awards are a testimony to the strength of our business model and our network of multi-format and multi-banner stores. But most of all, they are a testimony to the outstanding work of our employees and dealers, who give their best every day to help Canadians love where they live and to make our stores the number one choice for customers’ home improvement projects.”

Every year, AQMAT’s Gala Reconnaissance recognizes the achievements of businesses and individuals in the hardware and LBM sector. Attributed by an independent jury composed of industry professionals, these awards honour the hardware and LBM industry’s best businesses, innovative products, and deserving employees. Of the sixteen awards handed out during the evening, eight were destined to stores and their employees.

About Lowe's Canada
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 630 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Dick’s Lumber, Contractor First, and Ace. In Canada, the companies have more than 28,000 employees, in addition to nearly 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA’s independent affiliate dealers.