CST Brands Inc. has announced that a new member has joined its board of directors.
Stephen Smith, former co-CEO of the Toronto-based restaurant chain owner and operator, Cara Operations Limited, has been elected to the CST Brands’ Board of Directors.
Smith is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has extensive financial and operational experience in the restaurant and grocery industries. Smith’s most recent experience was with Cara as Co-CEO and, prior to that, CFO of Cara. Previously, Smith served for many years as an executive of Canadian grocer, Loblaw Companies Limited.
“We are thrilled to add an individual with Stephen’s background to our Board. With a significant portion of CST Brands’ operations in Canada, Stephen’s 25 years of experience in consumer service industries in Canada will be invaluable as we continue to grow our presence there,” said Kim Bowers, chairman and CEO of CST Brands.