Cascades Tissue juggles executives to support expansion plans

Pulp & Paper Canada
February 05, 2013
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Jean Jobin is being promoted to the position of chief operating officer of the Cascades Inc. Tissue Group.

Jobin joined the ranks of Cascades in 1992, and was most recently executive vice-president of away- from-home products in North America.

“The Tissue Group is embarking on a new stage of development with a clear objective to conquer new market shares. The appointment of Jean Jobin will allow me to concentrate on our overall corporate vision and an energetic strategy for development and expansion," explained Suzanne Blanchet, president and CEO of Tissue Group.

In recent years, Cascades Tissue Group has become the fourth largest manufacturer of tissue products in North America, doubling its sales in the past ten years.

Blanchet also announced the appointment of Stéphane Rousseau to the position of executive vice-president, away-from-home products in North America, and Eric Ellyson as executive vice-president, consumer products Canada. Rousseau and Ellyson both joined the team at Cascades during the past year. They have extensive experience in the manufacturing sector.

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