UPDATED ON: Monday, October 29, 2001
Perkins Paper Ltd., Cascades Group:
Vice President Sales (Canada) Consumer Products
From The Globe and Mail
The management of Perkins Paper Ltd., Cascades Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Pierre Guimond as Vice President Sales (Canada) Consumer Products and of Ms. Jocelyne Pinsonneault as Vice President Marketing.
Mr. Guimond climbed many steps in the Perkins Group. He first joined Price Wilson in 1988, which later became the Lachute Division of Perkins Papers. In 1996, he was named National Account Manager of the Commercial & Industrial Division before becoming, in 1997, National Sales Manager, Consumer Products.
Ms. Pinsonneault will be in charge of all marketing activities for the Retail, Commercial and Industrial Sectors. With an MBA degree, she has gained a great deal of experience in all marketing aspects primarily in the Good Industry. She held various management position relating to Customer Service, Sales and Marketing at Steinberg, Weston Bakeries and Tele Astral Channels. At Perkins Papers, Ms. Pinsolleault will be in charge of the marketing team which manages private label and national products in all sector of activities.
Perkins Papers Ltd, Cascades Group, employs 2,100 employees in five mills in Quebec, two in Ontario, four in the United States as well as eleven distribution centres throughout Canada. Perkins is the second largest producer of tissue paper in Canada and fifth in North America. Perkinsí finished and semi-finished products are sold in the retail, commercial and industrial markets in both Canada and the United States.