Canada: The Minister of Finance would like to thank Lynne Roiter for her work at Loto-Québec for 35 years

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QUÉBEC, April 14, 2021 / CNW Telbec / - The Minister of Finance, Mr. Eric Girard, wishes to underline the work and commitment of Ms.  Lynne Roiter, President and CEO of Loto-Québec, who will be stepping down functions over the next few weeks after a career of more than 35 years with the Crown corporation.

A law graduate from Laval University and member of the Barreau du Québec since 1972, Lynne Roiter began her career at Loto-Québec in 1985 as Director of Legal Affairs, then held the position of General Secretary and Vice-President at the Legal Department from 1996 to 2017. She has been President and Chief Executive Officer since May 31, 2017.

At the same time, the Minister welcomed the arrival of his successor, Mr. Jean-François Bergeron, who will take control of Loto-Québec on 1 st  June.

Mr. Bergeron was, since March 2019, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Société québécoise du cannabis. He previously held vice-president positions at the Société des alcools du Québec.


“The first woman to lead Loto-Québec, Ms.  Roiter has done a remarkable job throughout her career, and she has contributed to the success and development of this important Crown corporation for Quebecers. She was an example of integrity and dedication to public service. I want to thank her for her years of service.

His successor, Mr. Bergeron, will be able to continue this work and meet the many challenges that will arise in the coming years. "

Eric Girard , Minister of Finance of Quebec

SOURCE Office of the Minister of Finance

For further information: Fanny Beaudry-Campeau, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Finance, Tel. : 514 222-6782