Ottawa, ON – May 29, 2018 – Cycling Canada has announced that Pierre Lafontaine is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General. Pierre will continue to work with the senior management team to assist with the transition through to Friday, June 8, 2018.
The Cycling Canada Board of Directors will work closely with the management team to bridge the gap through the transition period. Matthew Jeffries will assume the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer, as a CEO search process will begin immediately. Additionally, senior team members Brett Stewart, Mathieu Boucher, Kris Westwood and Kevin Field will work with Matthew in additional capacities related to their current responsibilities.
“We want to thank Pierre for his contribution to Cycling Canada and wish him well,” said Cycling Canada President John Tolkamp. “While we move into a new chapter of leadership, we continue to have confidence in the execution of our strategic plan. Our team remains focused on Olympic and Paralympic preparation for Tokyo 2020 and the support and development of our country’s athletes, coaches and officials. Together with our partners in sport across the country, our mandate to serve and grow the sport of Cycling in Canada does not waver.”
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Interim Chief Executive Officer