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PROCESS CONTROL: BIOGRAPHY – F.A. DOTTORI


April 1, 2002
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Frank Dottori was born in Timmins, ON, in 1939 and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1963 with a BASc in Chemical Engineering and Applied Science. He held a wide variety of positions in both…

Frank Dottori was born in Timmins, ON, in 1939 and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1963 with a BASc in Chemical Engineering and Applied Science. He held a wide variety of positions in both the mining and the pulp and paper industry.

In 1973, he and three other executives founded Tembec Inc., reviving a pulp mill in Temiscaming, QC, that had been shut down. He has been Tembec’s president and CEO since 1979.

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Mr. Dottori has served on numerous activities and associations related to the industry. Former chair of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association (CPPA), as well as the Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC), vice-chair of the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (PPRIC), co-chairman of the Forest Sector Advisory Committee of the Canadian government (FSAC), as well as the Free Trade Lumber Council and member/director of numerous other industry associations. He has also served as a governor of the Montreal Stock Exchange (MSE), director of the Canadian Labour Market Productivity Center (CLMPC), trustee of the Museum of Fine Arts and governor for the Council of Canadian Unity as well as a director of other organizations and corporations.

He actively promotes recreational, educational and cultural community activities and is a founder of the Contact, the weekly Temiscaming community newspaper.

In recognition of his diverse achievements in business and community service, Mr. Dottori has received numerous awards with the most notable being the Order of Canada in 1989.


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