President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation


Kingsey Falls (Québec) Canada 
Director since June 2024
Committee(s): N.A.

A graduate in business administration from the Université de Sherbrooke, Hugues Simon has over 30 years of experience in key positions in the manufacturing sector, including as President of the Wood Products business at Resolute Forest Products, overseeing a vast portfolio and initiating modernization projects. Previously, Mr. Simon was President of BarretteWood Inc., where he worked from 2012 to 2020. In 2024, Hugues Simon becomes President and CEO of Cascades Inc. fulfilling a long-held dream. He is recognized for his leadership, deep dedication to operational excellence and customer satisfaction, and strong commitment to sustainability, innovation and continuous improvement. In addition to his professional involvement, he is an active contributor to the Charles-Bruneau Foundation and leads a balanced personal life, devoted to sport and his family.


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