Cascades Appoints Mario Plourde as COO of the Company

Mario Plourde

Feb. 23, 2011 - Cascades Inc. announced the appointment of Mario Plourde as Chief Operating Officer of the company, effective immediately.

Currently, Plourde holds the position of president and chief operating officer of Cascades' Specialty Products Group — a position he will retain until a successor is selected.

Ploude obtained a Bachelor of Administration degree with a Major in Finance, from l'Universite de Quebec a Montreal. He joined Cascades in 1985 as a controller. Plourde was then promoted to the position of plant manager, then general manager and vice president and chief operating officer of the Specialty Products Group. In 2000, Cascades named him president and COO of this group.

SOURCE: Cascades Inc.