OAKVILLE, ON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Tim Hortons Inc. (TSX: THI,NYSE: THI) today announced that Scott Toop, General Counsel, is leaving the organization effective January 13th, 2012. Mr. Toop joined Tim Hortons in August of 2009.
Mr. Toop sought to return to the U.S. where he is a citizen and he will be commencing a new career opportunity.
"We appreciate Scott's many contributions to our organization during the past couple of years and wish him every success in his new opportunity," said Paul House, Executive Chairman, and President & CEO.
A new General Counsel will be appointed to replace Mr. Toop.
Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based specialty coffees including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso-flavoured shots, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of October 2nd, 2011, Tim Hortons had 3,871 systemwide restaurants, including 3,225 in Canada, 645 in the United States and one in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.
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