Executive Team

Yves Laflamme
President and Chief Executive Officer

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

Remi G. Lalonde
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Patrice Minguez
President, Tissue Group

Daniel Ouellet
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Richard Tremblay
Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations

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


Yves-LaflammeYves Laflamme

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Laflamme previously held various positions at the company, including as senior vice president, wood products, global procurement and information technology, from January 2011 to January 2018; senior vice president, wood products, from October 2007 to January 2011; 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. He is a 37-year veteran of the industry, as well as of Resolute and its predecessor companies.


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, at Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. from 2004 to 2009. He held progressive positions in sales with UPM-Kymmene and Repap Enterprises.


Remi-LalondeRemi G. Lalonde

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lalonde previously served as vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development. He was general manager of Resolute’s pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario, from February 2016 to May 2018. Before taking a leadership role in operations, Mr. Lalonde was treasurer and vice president, Investor Relations. He initially joined the company in 2009 as senior counsel, Securities, following six years at a prestigious Wall Street law firm.


Patrice MinguezPatrice Minguez

President, Tissue Group

Mr. Minguez previously served as special advisor to the president and chief executive officer. Prior to joining Resolute, he was founder and former president of Cellynne Holdings, Inc. from January 1989 to August 2012. In addition to his extensive background selling both away-from-home and at-home bath tissue and towel, he led the successful installation and start-up of new tissue machines, and managed multiple production locations. From September 1986 to January 1989, Mr. Minguez headed SAS, a distribution company he founded specialized in janitorial supplies and proprietary systems.


Daniel-OuelletDaniel Ouellet

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Mr. Ouellet previously served as vice president, Human Resources, for Resolute’s Canadian and U.S. operations from January 2016 to May 2018 and as vice president, Human Resources, for its Canadian operations from November 2013 to January 2016. He held a range of other human resources positions since joining Resolute in September 2000 and also acquired operational experience leading the company’s sawmill operations in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec. Prior to joining Resolute, Mr. Ouellet worked with Alliance Forest Products, Alcan and a regional trade union.


Richard-TremblayRichard Tremblay

Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Operations

Mr. Tremblay previously served as senior vice president, pulp and paper group, from June 2015 to March 2018, and as senior vice president, pulp and paper operations, from 2013 to 2015. He served as vice president, pulp and paper operations, from 2011 to 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.