Metro, an $11 billion grocery and drugstore chain headquartered in Montreal, named François Thibault CFO and senior vice president. He replaces Richard Dufresne, who left in February to become CFO of George Weston. Thibault previously was vice president of finance at Bombardier Aerospace.
DTE Energy, the $8.8 billion Detroit utility, named Peter Oleksiak senior vice president of finance, which is a new position for the company, and appointed Dan Brudzynski treasurer and vice president. Oleksiak, 46, has been DTE Energy’s controller since 2005. He joined the company in 1998 after working in finance at Metaldyne and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Brudzynski, currently vice president of regulatory affairs, succeeds Nick Khouri as treasurer, and Khouri will take Brudzynski’s role as vice president of regulatory affairs.