Valcour moves over at Kent, Simms now GM

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Stew Valcour, longtime head of Kent Building Supplies, has exited his role as general manager of the home improvement chain. Mike Simms, formerly director of purchasing, has taken over the GM’s role.  However, Valcour stresses that he’s not stepping down. He continues as a vice president at parent company J.D. Irving. Kent will remain under his purview and Simms will continue to report to him.