Alain MaisonneuveAlain Maisonneuve Appointed New CEO of the AGLC
After serving as acting CEO for nine months, Alain Maisonneuve has been appointed to the position for a five-year term. He has more than 30 years of related experience and is highly respected within the liquor and gaming industries. He will also be responsible for establishing a cannabis retail and regulatory framework.
Ivonne Martinez, president of the Alberta Liquor Store Association, says, “Alain brings a steady hand to the helm of a complex organization. His first-hand experience and deep knowledge of the organization and its stakeholders will ensure stability in the system and provide industry with the confidence it requires moving forward. Alain has gained the respect and support from all liquor stakeholders in Alberta and we look forward to working with him.”
Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board, Minister of Finance, says, “Alain’s knowledge of the industry, commitment to responsible liquor and gaming practices and forward focused approach is exactly what is needed to continue to modernize policies that support the growth of these industries, which in turn support important programs and services Albertans depend on.”
Maisonneuve will report to the AGLC board. He previously held several executive positions within the AGLC and has extensive experience with the Gaming and Liquor Act and working with industry stakeholders.