People: Resolute Forest Products Inc (RFP)

RFP on New York Consolidated

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19 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bradley Martin

54 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Garneau

66 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jo-Ann Longworth

53 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

John Lafave

49 2011 Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing

Pierre Laberge

57 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Yves Laflamme

57 2011 Senior Vice President - Wood Products, Procurement and Information Technology

Andre Piche

55 2014 Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Operations

Richard Tremblay

50 2014 Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Operations

Jacques Vachon

54 2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal Officer

Alain Rheaume

62 2013 Lead Independent Director

Michel Desbiens

74 2013 Independent Director

Jennifer Dolan

67 2013 Independent Director

Richard Falconer

69 2010 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hearn

62 2010 Independent Director

Michael Rousseau

56 2010 Independent Director

David Wilkins

67 2010 Independent Director

Remi Lalonde

Vice President - Investor Relations and Senior Legal Counsel, Securities

Biographies

Name Description

Bradley Martin

Mr. Bradley P. Martin is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Resolute Forest Products Inc., since May 16, 2013. Mr. Martin serves as vice president for strategic investments with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. He previously served as its vice president and chief operating officer and corporate secretary. Before joining Fairfax, he was a partner with Torys LLP, a Canadian business law firm, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and securities laws. Mr. Martin serves as chairman of Ridley Inc. and Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc., and as a member of the board of The Brick Ltd.

Richard Garneau

Mr. Richard Garneau is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Garneau joined the Board of Directors in June 2010. Previously, Mr. Garneau 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 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 Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Jo-Ann Longworth

Ms. Jo-Ann Longworth is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Resolute Forest Products Inc. 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.

John Lafave

Mr. John Lafave is Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Lafave previously served as Vice President Sales, National Accounts – Paper Sales, Vice President Sales, National Accounts – Newsprint, Vice President Sales, Commercial Printers of Abitibi from 2004 to 2009. He held progressive positions in sales with UPM-Kymmene and Repap Enterprises.

Pierre Laberge

Mr. Pierre Laberge is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Resolute Forest Products Inc. 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 Canadian operations from January 2011 to May 2011. He joined Donohue Inc. in 1988.

Yves Laflamme

Mr. Yves Laflamme is Senior Vice President - Wood Products, Procurement and Information Technology of Resolute Forest Products Inc. 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 from 2006 to October 2007, and as Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Value-Added Wood Products Operations of Abitibi from 2004 to 2005.

Andre Piche

Mr. Andre Piche is Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Operations of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Pich has been with the Company and its predecessors for over 27 years, starting as process engineer at the Baie-Comeau mill, moving on as general manager at the Baie-Comeau, Clermont and Laurentide mills, each in the province of Qu bec. From 2008 to 2012 he served as vice president in a number of operational capacities, including operational excellence and engineering. In 2012, he became vice president for pulp and paper operations, with oversight over five mills, reporting to the senior vice president for pulp and paper operations. He was appointed as interim senior vice president for pulp and paper operations in late 2013. Mr. Pich holds a degree in forest engineering and a master's degree in pulp and paper.

Richard Tremblay

Mr. Richard Tremblay is Senior Vice President - Pulp and Paper Operations of Resolute Forest Products Inc. He began his career as a project engineer at the La Tuque, Qu bec, pulp mill, then owned by St-Laurent Paper Board, Inc., advancing through a number of mill management roles in La Tuque and West Point, Virginia, before becoming general manager of the La Tuque liner and bleached board mill after its acquisition by Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation. He was appointed general manager of the West Point linerboard mill in 2007, then the Panama City, Florida, linerboard and pulp mill in January of 2011. He joined the Company later in 2011 as vice president for pulp and paper operations, with oversight over five mills, reporting to the senior vice president for pulp and paper operations. He was appointed as interim senior vice president for pulp and paper operations in late 2013. Mr. Tremblay holds a degree in mechanical engineering.

Jacques Vachon

Mr. Jacques P. Vachon is Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal Officer of Resolute Forest Products Inc. 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 from 1997 to October 2007.

Alain Rheaume

Mr. Alain Rheaume is Lead Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc., since May 16, 2013. He is founder and a managing partner at Trio Capital Inc. Before then he was executive vice president and president of Fido, a subsidiary of Rogers Wireless Communications Inc., a role he assumed when Microcell Telecommunications Inc. was acquired by Rogers. Mr. Rhéaume was president and chief operating officer and previously served as chief financial officer of Microcell. Previously, Mr. Rhéaume was associate deputy minister of finance from 1987 to 1992 and deputy minister of finance from 1992 to 1996 in the provincial government of Québec. He serves as a director of the Canadian Public Accountability Board, the Canadian Investors Protection Fund, Boralex Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange) and Redline Communications Group Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange). He has served in the last five years on the boards of ACS Income Trust Fund (Toronto Stock Exchange; no longer a public company), Quebecor World Inc. (NYSE, Toronto Stock Exchange; no longer a public company), Diagnocure Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange), Kangaroo Media Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange Venture Exchange; no longer a public company) and other private companies.

Michel Desbiens

Mr. Michel P. Desbiens serves as Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. He has been an independent consultant since 2000, advising a number of clients in the forest products industry, during which time he served briefly as Quebecor World Inc.’s chief executive officer (international) and chief executive officer for part of 2002 and 2003. He had been president and chief executive officer of Donohue Inc. since 1994 when it was acquired by Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (a predecessor entity of ours) in 2000, after which he served briefly as its chairman and a special advisor. Before then, he held a number of executive positions with Donohue Inc., Domtar Inc., Chapelle d’Arblay paper mill and Abitibi-Price Inc. (a predecessor entity of ours). Mr. Desbiens is a mechanical engineer. Mr. Desbiens presently serves on the board of Rogers Sugar Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange), and in the last five years has served on the boards of Cascades Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange), Catalyst Paper Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange) and Fibrek Inc., a subsidiary (previously on the Toronto Stock Exchange).

Jennifer Dolan

Ms. Jennifer C. Dolan serves as Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. She retired from The New York Times Company in 2012 after a 33-year career, the last ten of which she spent as vice president of forest products, where she managed paper procurement and oversaw its equity investments in two paper mills, including as a member of the board of Donohue Malbaie Inc., a joint venture with the Company. Before then, she held a number of executive and senior finance roles. Ms. Dolan is a certified public accountant, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She serves on no other public company board.

Richard Falconer

Mr. Richard D. Falconer is an Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Falconer has served on the Company’s board since the emergence date. He was vice chairman and managing director of CIBC World Markets Inc. until he retired in 2010. He joined Wood Gundy (now a division of CIBC World Markets Inc.) in 1970; his previous roles include financial analyst, director of research and co-head of investment banking. He has experience advising companies in the forest products industry. Mr. Falconer is a board member of Chorus Aviation Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange) and of the Bridgepoint Health Foundation and chair of their Campaign Cabinet Committee.

Jeffrey Hearn

Mr. Jeffrey A. Hearn is an Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Hearn has served on the Company’s board since the emergence date. He retired from International Paper in April 2009, where he served as vice president and project executive and previously held various other general business management and technology management positions in the U.S. and Brazil. Prior to his return to the U.S. with International Paper, Mr. Hearn was president and chief executive officer of Weldwood of Canada from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Hearn has also served as chair of the Paperboard Mfg. and Converting Section of the American Forest Products Association and former vice-chair of the Forest Products Association of Canada. He was also Industry CEO representative for the B.C. Forest Products Forest Practices Reform Initiative. He serves on no other public company board of directors.

Michael Rousseau

Mr. Michael S. Rousseau is an Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. Mr. Rousseau has served on the Company’s board since the emergence date. He has been executive vice president and chief financial officer of Air Canada since October 2007. He served as president of Hudson’s Bay Company from 2006 to 2007, and as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2001 to 2006. Prior to Joining Hudson’s Bay Company in 2001, he held senior executive financial positions at other large international corporations, including Moore Corporation in Chicago, Silcorp Limited and the UCS Group (a division of Imasco Limited). Mr. Rousseau currently serves on the board of EnerCare Inc.

David Wilkins

Ambassador David H. Wilkins is an Independent Director of Resolute Forest Products Inc. He was nominated by President George W. Bush as United States ambassador to Canada in 2005, a position he held until January 20, 2009. Before this appointment, he practiced law for 34 years in Greenville, South Carolina, and has experience in civil litigation and appellate practice. He was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1980 and served 25 years, culminating in his service as speaker of the House. He is currently a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and chairs the Public Policy and International Law practice group. He is also former mayor of Greenville, South Carolina. He serves on no other public company board of directors, but serves on other private company boards.

Remi Lalonde

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