Josée Kouri, Dollarama INC.
Josée Kouri is Vice-President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of Dollarama, a TSX-listed company with 1,160 stores and a market cap of more than $16 billion. Since joining in 2011 as Dollarama’s first in-house counsel, Kouri has navigated complex legal, financial and operational issues, overseeing all legal matters associated with the company’s growth in Canada and its joint venture in South America. She oversees all legal aspects of the business, including Commercial, Corporate and Securities laws, Governance, Corporate Finance, Banking, Real Estate, Regulatory, Litigation and IP. Kouri has led numerous financing transactions, including participating in negotiating an eight-year strategic agreement and leading the negotiation of Dollarama’s current credit facilities. She has built the company’s Legal Affairs group and now has a team of four lawyers and one paralegal. Kouri serves as an ambassador for the Educaloi fundraising campaign.Back to list of Winners for 2018