Cascades Tissue Announces Management Changes

Jean Jobin named chief operating officer of tissue manufacturer.

February 3, 2013
Recycling Today Staff

Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada, has announced changes to its management team.
Suzanne Blanchet, president and CEO of the Tissue Group, has appointed Jean Jobin to the position of chief operating officer. Jobin had previously been executive vice president of Away- from-Home Products in North America.

“With its wealth of past and present accomplishments, the Tissue Group is embarking on a new stage of development with a clear objective to conquer new market shares,” says Blanchet. “The appointment of Jean Jobin will allow me to concentrate on our overall corporate vision and an energetic strategy for development and expansion.”

Blanchet also has 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.

“Today, the Tissue Group is preparing for the future, and these appointments send a message of confidence in regard to our prospects for growth,” says Mario Plourde, Cascade Inc.’s chief operating officer. “Under Suzanne’s leadership, this key component of Cascades will play a strategic role in our future development. We are focusing on growth by placing our support behind our strengths and values.”