UPDATED ON: Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Chief Operating Officer
From The Globe and Mail
Cascades Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Plourde to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Mario Plourde holds a Bachelor of Administration degree with a Major in Finance, from l’Université du Québec à Montréal. He has been in the employ of Cascades since 1985. During his tenure with the Company, he has held various positions, the last of which was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Specialty Products Group.
This appointment is part of a transition process within the Company. Cascades believes that the arrival of Mario, experienced manager, will play a major role in the succession process and will ensure the continuity of the corporate culture.
With sales of close to $4 billion, Cascades Inc. (CAS-TSX) is a leader in the conversion and production of green packaging and tissue products comprised mainly of recycled fibres. Founded in 1964, Cascades employs nearly 12,500 men and women who work in some 100 production units located in North America and Europe.