Le Duff America Appoints Lionel Ladouceur as CEO
Le Duff America has appointed Lionel Ladouceur as CEO of Le Duff America.
Ladouceur has more than 25 years of restaurant industry experience and will be in charge of restaurant operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
He replaces Olivier Poirot, who left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Ladouceur, who is from Canada, started his career with McDonald's in Canada and France. He then spent seven years with Burger King in charge of operations for Continental Europe. He returned to Canada where he became CEO of Bridor Inc. and Brioche Dorée in Canada and the Northeast U.S. From 2001 to 2007 he was CEO of the restaurant division of Auchan Groupe(Agape) and has spent the last eight years as CEO and minority shareholder of Simport Scientific (U.S. and Canada).