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Cascades appoints Mario Plourde as President and Chief Executive Officer

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Cascades appoints Mario Plourde as President and Chief Executive Officer

June 03, 2013 - 08:06

Cascades is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Plourde to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Plourde is Chief Operating Officer of Cascades and has been managing the company’s operations since 2011. He works in close collaboration with the President and heads up the management team responsible for operations of the various business segments of the company’s three major groups (Tissue Group, Containerboard Group and Specialty Products Group).

Since his arrival at Cascades in 1985, Mr Plourde has occupied various positions including Controller, Plant Manager and General Manager. In 1997, he was appointed Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Specialty Products Group, and was President of this group from 2000 to 2010. ‘‘He belongs to the new generation of competent and dedicated leaders at Cascades, and he is a true believer in our values. My brothers and I have complete trust in Mario Plourde, and we firmly believe that he will perpetuate the company’s philosophy as he leads it into the future,’’ said Mr Alain Lemaire, Executive Chairman of the Board.