Fashion retail group Les Boutiques San Francisco Inc (Group) on Thursday named industry veteran Sylvain Toutant as its new president and chief executive officer, effective September 15.

The company said in a news release Toutant has almost 20 years of experience in the retail industry and was recently president and CEO of Reno-Depot/The Building Box, a business recently sold to Rona Inc.

It added Paul Delage-Roberge, who he replaces, will remain as chairman of the operator of around 120 stores.