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Resolute Appoints Patrice Minguez as President of Tissue Group

Resolute Forest Products

July 26, 2017 - Resolute Forest Products announced the appointment of Patrice Minguez as president of the company's tissue group. This is a new role, reporting to Richard Garneau, president and chief executive officer.

Patrice Minguez will serve as a member of Resolute's Executive Team and will oversee all tissue operations as well as sales and marketing functions. This includes the Atlas Tissue operations in Florida and the new state-of-the-art tissue and converting facilities at Calhoun, Tennessee. He will also be accountable for the company's Calhoun pulp and paper mill.

Founder and former president of Cellynne Holdings, Inc., Patrice Minguez built his business from the ground up, ultimately positioning Cellynne as the biggest independent tissue converter in North America. In addition to his extensive background selling both away-from-home and at-home bath tissue and towel, Mr. Minguez led the successful 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," stated Richard Garneau. "Patrice will play an important role in the company's ongoing transformation strategy. Under his leadership, we believe our tissue business will be positioned for sustained growth and performance."

This appointment will take effect on August 1, 2017.

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers, which are marketed in over 70 countries. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Resolute Forest Products Inc.