Resolute Forest Products Appoints Remi Lalonde as Chief Financial Officer
Nov. 19, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. on Nov. 16 announced the appointment of Remi Lalonde as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Lalonde succeeds Jo-Ann Longworth, who will be retiring after a distinguished career, including the past seven years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Resolute.
Lalonde had been serving as Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, since May 2018. Previously, he was General Manager of Resolute's pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Before taking a leadership role in operations, Lalonde was Treasurer and Vice President, Investor Relations.
Lalonde initially joined the company as Senior Counsel, Securities, following six years at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. He holds bachelor's degrees in both law and civil engineering from the University of Ottawa.
"Remi has distinguished himself as a leader and built a strong record of achievement since joining Resolute almost a decade ago. He has broad-based knowledge of the company and depth of financial acumen," stated Yves Laflamme, President and Chief Executive Officer.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors and employees of Resolute, I would like to thank Jo-Ann for her years of service and valued counsel. She has played an important role in building a stronger, more profitable and sustainable Resolute," Laflamme added.
Longworth will serve as a special advisor to Lalonde until January 31, 2019.
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 close to 70 countries. To learn more, please visit: www.resolutefp.com
SOURCE: Resolute Forest Products Inc.