Robert Dutton

New York City -- Rona, the largest chain of home improvement retailers and distributors in Canada, has appointed Dave Carr to the position of VP retail, Western Canada, and Fran├žois Hardy to the position of VP dealer-owner network development. After beginning as an employee of a Totem store lumberyard in 1992, Carr quickly climbed the ranks to become assistant manager, then store manager. After managing several stores in Alberta, Carr became a regional manager, then general manager, and finally VP of Totem in 2008, three years after Rona's acquisition of the company. Carr, along with the other regional VPs

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