Executive Team

Yves Laflamme
President and Chief Executive Officer

Lori Kilgour
Senior Vice President, Process Improvement and Chief Information 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

Luc Thériault
Senior Vice President, Wood Products

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 served as senior vice president, Wood Products, Global Procurement and Information Technology, from January 2011 to January 2018, 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. He is a 37-year veteran of the industry, as well as of Resolute and its predecessor companies.


Lori-KilgourLori Kilgour

Senior Vice President, Process Improvement and Chief Information Officer

Ms. Kilgour previously served as vice president, Information Technology, from 2017 to May 2019, as vice president and program director from 2015 to 2017, and as vice president, Operational Excellence, Engineering and Energy, from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining Resolute in 2013, she worked at Tembec, Verso Corporation/International Paper and Catalyst.


John-LafaveJohn Lafave

Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing

Mr. Lafave previously served at Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. as vice president, Sales, National Accounts – Paper Sales, vice president, Sales, National Accounts – Newsprint, and vice president, Sales, Commercial Printers, from 2004 to 2009. Prior to joining the company in 2003, 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 for strategy and corporate development from May 2018 to November 2018. 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 for investor relations, from November 2014 to February 2016, and vice president for investor relations, from September 2011 to November 2014. He initially joined the company in 2009 as senior counsel (securities) following six years at a Wall Street law firm.


Patrice MinguezPatrice Minguez

President, Tissue Group

Mr. Minguez previously served as special advisor to the former president and chief executive officer in July 2017. Prior to joining Resolute in August 2017, he was founder and former president of Cellynne Holdings, Inc. from January 1989 to August 2012. From February 1987 to January 1989, Mr. Minguez headed Société Antillaise de Service SARL, 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.


Luc-TheriaultLuc Thériault

Senior Vice President, Wood Products

Mr. Thériault was previously division vice president, Wood Products – Sales and Fiber Supply, from 2018 to May 2019. He held a range of other positions since he joined Resolute in 2002, including vice president, Information Technology, and vice president, Finance – Wood Products, Supply Chain and Information Technology. He also held a number of progressive positions in finance. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Thériault worked at St-Laurent Paperboard and Smurfit-Stone.


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 February 2018, and as senior vice president, Pulp and Paper Operations, from February 2014 to May 2015. He served as interim senior vice president, Pulp and Paper Operations, from November 2013 to January 2014, and 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.