Alain Lemaire

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

One of the founders of Cascades, Alain Lemaire is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Administrative Committee. He held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from 2004 to 2013 and Executive Vice-President of the Corporation from 1992 to 2004. He was also President and Chief Executive Officer of Norampac from 1998 to 2004. A former student of the Institut des pâtes et papiers of Trois-Rivières (Québec), he holds an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke, an Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law from Bishop’s University and an Honorary Doctorate in Management Sciences from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Mr. Lemaire is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Laurent Lemaire

Co-founder of Cascades

Laurent Lemaire was part of the Board of Directors and the Administrative Committee until 2016. He was Executive Vice Chairman of the Board from October 2011 to May 2014, Chairman of the Board from May 2008 to May 2011, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from 1992 to 2004. He holds a master’s degree in commerce and an honorary doctorate in business administration from the University of Sherbrooke, as well as an honorary doctorate in management sciences from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He is a member of both the Board and Audit Committee of Junex Inc., a junior oil and gas exploration company, in addition to sitting on the Board of Reno de Medici S.p.A., a public company based in Italy that manufactures coated and recycled boxboard. Mr. Lemaire is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Bernard Lemaire

Co-founder of Cascades

Bernard Lemaire was President of the Corporation from its creation until 1992 and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1992 to May 2008. In May 2015, he decided not to seek out another mandate with the Cascades Board. Mr. Lemaire also sat on the Board of Boralex Inc., a power producer dedicated to the development and operation of renewable energy power stations. He holds honorary doctorates from the École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal, University of Sherbrooke (business administration) and Université du Québec à Montréal (management sciences). He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec as well as a Knight of the French Republic’s National Order of the Legion of Honor.

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Allan Hogg

Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Over the years, Allan Hogg has held various positions within the Corporation, including those of Corporate Controller, Director of Finance and Treasurer and was named Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer in 2010.

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Maryse Fernet

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Maryse Fernet began her career at Cascades in 1987. In 1989, she was appointed Human Resources Director for the unionized and non-unionized production units in Canada and the United States. In 1994, she was promoted to Corporate Director of Human Resources. Since October of 2007, she is Chief Human Resources Officer of the Corporation.

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Dominic Doré

Chief Supply Chain & Information Officer

In January 2010, Dominic Doré was appointed Chief Information Officer. He is also Director of the Fibre program, an upgrading of the IT systems at Cascades.

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Pascal Aguettaz

Vice-President, Corporate Services

In 2010, Pascal Aguettaz was appointed Vice President, Corporate Services at Cascades where he plays an advisory role to management of various groups. He is also head of the engineering and maintenance departments (Cascades CS+), as well as international operations, innovation and scientific development, and procurement and supply.

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Hugo D'Amours

Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs

Hugo D'Amours has been Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs at Cascades since January 2013. He is responsible for the Corporation's internal and external communications and acts as media spokesperson.

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Thierry Trudel

Vice-President, Innovation and Marketing

Thierry Trudel joined Cascades Tissue Group where he developed marketing teams, implemented an innovation structure and contributed to the group’s strategic decisions. Under his leadership, his teams successfully launched the Cascades Fluff & TuffTM and Cascades PROTM brands and developed several other innovations.

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Charles Malo

President and Chief Operating Officer, Cascades Containerboard Packaging

Charles Malo began his career as controller for Etcan in 1991. He then joined the Norampac Group as Director of Administration for the corrugated products sector from December 1997 to March 2000.

 

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