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Resolute names Patrice Minguez tissue group president


July 26, 2017
By P&PC Staff

Jul. 25, 2017 – Resolute Forest Products has named Patrice Minguez president of the tissue group.

In this newly created role and as a member of the Resolute executive team, Minguez will oversee all tissue operations as well as sales and marketing functions. This includes the Atlas Tissue operations in Florida and the new tissue and converting facilities at Calhoun, Tenn. He will also be accountable for the Calhoun pulp and paper mill.

Founder and former president of Cellynne Holdings, Minguez has positioned Cellynne as a strong, global independent tissue converter in North America. In addition to his background selling both away-from-home and at-home bath tissue and towel, Minguez has led the installation and start-up of new tissue machines, and managed multiple production locations.

“Patrice Minguez has a strong reputation in the marketplace and a proven track record of success. His knowledge, experience and entrepreneurial background will strengthen Resolute’s presence in the tissue market,” said Garneau. “Patrice will play an important role in the company’s ongoing transformation strategy.

Garneau says Resolute believes the tissue business will be “positioned for sustained growth and performance” under Minguez’s leadership.