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Richard Tremblay named president of pulp and tissue business unit at Paper Excellence Group

February 2, 2024  By P&PC Staff

The Paper Excellence Group has appointed Richard Tremblay as the president of its pulp and tissue business unit, effective immediately. The pulp and tissue business unit of the group consists of all legacy Resolute pulp, paper and tissue operations as well as the non-integrated Paper Excellence Canada pulp mills.

Throughout 2023, Tremblay served as senior vice-president of pulp, paper and tissue operations within the Paper Excellence Group’s pulp and tissue business unit. Prior to the acquisition of Resolute Forest Products by the Paper Excellence Group, through its subsidiary Domtar Corporation, Tremblay held critical leadership positions at Resolute. He served in numerous positions, including senior vice-president of pulp and paper operations. Prior to joining Resolute in June 2011, he served as general manager of several mills at Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation between 2002 and 2011.

In his new role, Tremblay will report to the Paper Excellence Group management board, chaired by non-executive chairman John Williams.


Williams stated, “On behalf of the board, I would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Richard Tremblay on his appointment to this critical role. Richard brings significant and valuable experience in this space, as evidenced by his long career holding leadership positions in the pulp and paper industry. With his unwavering dedication and profound leadership driving the company forward, we look to a future marked by innovation, progress and operational success.”

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