President and Chief Operating Officer
In 1992, Jean Jobin joined Cascades as a controller. His role in the position allowed him to contribute to the Company’s success in both North America and Europe. His constant progress within Cascades is proof of his immense dedication and his capacity to exceed expectations. From 2010 to 2013, he was Executive Vice-President at Cascades Tissue Group, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2013. In September 2014, Suzanne Blanchet handed over the presidency of the Group, and Jean Jobin became President and COO.
In addition to his keen analytical skills, Mr. Jobin is recognized for his ability to effectively combine knowledge and information. His actions focus on strategic management as a means of achieving the Group’s objectives. Mr. Jobin strives for optimal resource management by promoting teamwork and, at the same time, respecting the most valuable resource a company can have: people.
His commitment to the community is expressed through his active participation in the Fondation Charles-Bruneau cycling event and on the Fondation’s financial committee.
Jean Jobin has won several awards. In addition to being the first-ever winner of the “Pioneer” award, presented by the Fondation Charles-Bruneau, he was named “CMA of the Year” in 2011, and a Fellow of CMA Canada in 2009.