Executive Team

Richard Garneau
President and Chief Executive Officer

Pierre Laberge
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

John Lafave
Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing

Yves Laflamme
Senior Vice President, Wood Products, Procurement and Information Technology

Jo-Ann Longworth
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

André Piché
Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations

Richard Tremblay
Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations

Jacques P. Vachon
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer


Richard Garneau Richard Garneau

President and Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Garneau joined the board of directors in June 2010. Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of Catalyst Paper Corporation from March 2007 to May 2010. Prior to his tenure at Catalyst, Mr. Garneau served as executive vice president, operations, at Domtar Corporation. He also held a variety of roles at Norampac Inc. (a joint-venture of Domtar Inc. and Cascades Inc.), Copernic Inc., Future Electronics Inc., St. Laurent Paperboard Inc., Finlay Forest Industries Inc. and Donohue Inc. Mr. Garneau is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.


Pierre-LabergePierre Laberge

Senior Vice President, Human Resources 

Mr. Laberge previously served as senior vice president, human resources and public affairs, from June 2011 to February 2012 and as vice president, human resources for our Canadian operations from January 2011 to May 2011.


John-LafaveJohn Lafave

Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing 

Mr. Lafave previously served as vice president sales, national accounts – paper sales, vice president sales, national accounts – newsprint, and vice president sales, commercial printers of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from 2004 to 2009. He held progressive positions in sales with UPM-Kymmene and Repap Enterprises.


Yves-LaflammeYves Laflamme

Senior Vice President, Wood Products, Procurement and Information Technology 

Mr. Laflamme previously served as senior vice president, wood products, from October 2007 to January 2011, as senior vice president, woodlands and sawmills of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from 2006 to October 2007, and as vice president, sales, marketing and value-added wood products operations of Abitibi-Consolidated from 2004 to 2005.


Jo-Ann-LongworthJo-Ann Longworth

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

Ms. Longworth previously served as special advisor to the president and chief executive officer, focusing on special mandates, from July 4, 2011, to August 31, 2011. She served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer with World Color Inc. (formerly Quebecor World Inc.) from 2008 to 2010, as chief financial officer with Skyservice Inc. from 2007 to 2008, as vice president and controller with Novelis, Inc. from 2005 to 2006, and held a number of financial and operational roles over a 16-year career with Alcan Inc.


André-PichéAndré Piché

Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations 

Mr. Piché previously served as interim senior vice president, pulp and paper operations, from November 1, 2013, to February 4, 2014. He served as vice president, pulp and paper operations, from October 2012 to October 2013, as vice president, operational excellence, from November 2007 to September 2012, and as general manager of the Baie-Comeau, Laurentide and Clermont mills between 1996 and 2008.


Richard-TremblayRichard Tremblay

Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations 

Mr. Tremblay previously served as interim senior vice president, pulp and paper operations, from November 1, 2013 to February 4, 2014. He served as vice president, pulp and paper operations, from June 2011 to October 2013. Prior to joining Resolute in June 2011, he served as general manager of several mills at Smurfit Stone Container Corporation between 2002 and 2011.


Jacques-VachonJacques P. Vachon

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer 

Mr. Vachon previously served as senior vice president and chief legal officer from January 2011 to February 2012, as senior vice president, corporate affairs and chief legal officer, from October 2007 to January 2011, and as senior vice president, corporate affairs and secretary of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from 1997 to October 2007.