President and Chief Operating Officer
Specialty Products Group
Luc Langevin joined Cascades in 1995. He had already graduated with a bachelor’s degree in applied science from the Université de Sherbrooke, with a focus on mechanical engineering, and had worked as an engineer at the Shell refinery in Montréal East for four years. He then completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA), between Québec and Belgium, at HEC Montréal and the Université catholique de Louvain.
After earning this master’s degree, Luc Langevin joined Cascades as Plant Manager for Cascades Converdis in Berthierville, Québec. In 1997, he was promoted to General Manager for the Cascades Conversion group, which specializes in industrial packaging. In 2000, he took on the additional responsibility of the Kingsey Falls Paper Division, and he assumed new duties in 2007 when he was appointed General Manager of the new Industrial Packaging sector, created as part of a restructuring. He oversaw the growth of this group of 10 plants, whose sales totalled close to $300 million, until his appointment as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Specialty Products Group in May 2011. This is the role that Luc Langevin still occupies today, managing this group of some 30 units specialized in sustainable packaging and recovery solutions. Together with his team, he realizes the vision of a customer-centric organization firmly rooted in its key markets, placing innovation and eco-responsibility at the heart of its business strategy. He also sits on the boards of a wide range of organizations. Luc Langevin was born in 1964 in Coaticook, Québec. He is married with two children.