Individually we're dreamers;
together we're creators

Meet our executive team

Andrew Lutfy

President & CEO

Stacie Beaver

Chief Customer Officer

Dave Stevens

Chief Technology Officer
Jean-Philippe D. Lachance

Jean-Philippe D. Lachance

Chief Financial Officer

Maxime Boyer

Chief Digital Officer

Donna Lutfy

Vice President, Sourcing

Mary-Ann Vitale

Vice President, Merchandising - Garage

Jacee Scoular

Vice President, Marketing

Gina DeYoung

Vice President, Creative Services

Romina Kolodziejska

Vice President, Real Estate

Martin St-Pierre

Vice President, Transformation & Logistics

Michael Olson

Vice President, Commercial Operations

Sarah Paula Brami

Vice President, Talent & Culture

Christian Roy

Vice-President, Legal & Corporate Secretary

Meet our board

Andrew Lutfy, Chairman of the Board
Andrew Lutfy started his career as a stock clerk in 1982 at the very first GDI store and is today the sole owner, President and Chief Executive Officer of GDI. In 2012, Andrew co-founded the property development and management powerhouse, Carbonleo, where he serves as President & Chief Executive Officer. Andrew has been recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2007 and the Distinguished Retailer of the Year Award in 2016. He is a dedicated philanthropist and serves as Capital Campaign Cabinet Co-Chair of Cedars Cancer Foundation, was Co-Chair of the record-breaking 2019 Centraide campaign, and has instilled across GDI a strong sense of commitment to our community and charity organizations.
Chris Arsenault, Director
Chris Arsenault has built extensive management experience in high-tech industries, where he honed his skills in business development, strategic planning, venture growth, and scaling operations, as co-founder, President & CEO of Inovia Capital, and as a director on the boards of AppDirect, Poka,,, LifeHouse; and until recently, Lightspeed, Luxury Retreats, Reflex Photonics, and Chris is also a board member of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, and of Forum AI Québec, and a Charter Member of Silicon Valley-based The C100.
Marie Josée Lamothe, Director
Marie Josée Lamothe, President of Tandem International, is a lauded expert in digital transformation and global branding. Over a 25 year career, Marie Josée has held executive positions in the competitive digital and consumer product industries at Google, L’Oréal, and Procter & Gamble. She is also a Professor of Practice at McGill University, a government advisor and sits on prominent Canadian public and private boards.
Andy Janowski, Director
Andy Janowski brings a wealth of experience in the fashion industry, notably as current board member at TechStyle Fashion Group, and previously as Chief Executive Officer of J. Hilburn, Chief Executive Officer of Smythson, Chief Operations Officer at Burberry, Vice President at Gap Inc., Chairman of the Board at J. Hilburn, Chairman of the Board at Zachary Prell, and director of the board at Escada.
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