What is Alain Bouchard net worth?
Net worth $5.4 billion Date of birth 1949 Occupation Businessman Country of Origin Canadian
As of 2022, Alain Bouchard net worth is valued at $5,4 billion making him one of the richest people in Canada. Bouchard is in the top 10 of richest people in the province of Quebec and top 25 in Canada
Alain Bouchard Net Worth and Biography
Alain Bouchard was born in Chicoutimi, Quebec and was influenced by his father, Jean-Paul Bouchard, going bankrupt when Bouchard was a boy. Bouchard’s father owned and managed a road-construction business in Quebec. When his father’s company went bankrupt, the family moved to a mobile home in the village of Micoua.
Alain Bouchard Career
At nineteen, Bouchard worked as a stock boy in his brother’s Perrette milk store and in 1969 was hired by Perrette’s owner to scout and set up new stores.
At age 24, Bouchard began working for the grocer, Provigo, and given the responsibility of implementing a new convenience store concept, branded as Provi-Soir. Read Chip Wilson net worth
In the late 1970s, Bouchard worked independently as a retailer before founding Alimentation Couche-Tard in 1980. Serving as Chief Executive Officer of Alimentation Couche-Tard from 1980 to 2014, Bouchard led the company as it expanded from one convenience store to more than 12,500 convenience stores around the world.
Maintaining a decentralized organization structure and using the best ideas found in the organization has been noted by Bouchard as factors in Couche-Tard’s success. In 2003 the company acquired U.S. based Circle K.
Alain Bouchard Net Worth Profile
|Born||1949 (age 72–73)|
Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
|Known for||Co-founded Alimentation Couche-Tard|
|Board member of||Atrium Innovations|
Bouchard was a member of the board of Québecor from 1997 to 2009. With a net worth of US$3.9 billion in 2019, Bouchard is in the top 10 of richest people in the province of Quebec and the p 25 in Canada and was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year for 2012. He is the recipient of an International Horatio Alger Award.
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How much is Alain Bouchard worth?
With a net worth of US$3.9 billion in 2022, Bouchard is in the top 10 of richest people in the province of Quebec and top 25 in Canada and was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO
Who is the owner of Couche-Tard?
Alain Bouchard cofounded convenience store conglomerate Alimentation Couche-Tard with a single Quebec shop in 1980. As executive chairman, Bouchard still oversees the $54 billion (sales) company, which boasts more than 14,000 owned or franchised stores worldwide. Couche-Tard made a $20 billion bid for French food retailer Carrefour in early 2021, but the French government nixed the deal.
Bouchard, who grew the business rapidly by snatching up competitors, retired as president and CEO in September 2014.
Alain Bouchard Book
Alain Bouchard wrote a book “Daring to Succeed“. The book talks about How Alain Bouchard Built the Couche-Tard & Circle K Convenience Store Empire.