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McInnis Cement names new CEO

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McInnis Cement has announced the appointment of Mr. Hervé Mallet as President and Chief Executive Officer. The company expects to begin its commercial operations in the Spring of 2017.

Mr. Mallet has considerable experience in sales, marketing and operations. He was until recently Executive Vice-President – North America for Dynacast, a manufacturing company with 23 plants and 6000 employees worldwide. As such, he oversaw eight production facilities in North America, delivering performances two times greater than the industry average.

“I am very pleased to join a company that is creating a world-class cement company, built on innovation and the strength of a strong and experienced cement team. I share with the company shareholders their vision of making McInnis an environmental and sustainable development leader in the industry, as well as an industry leader in customer service. I hope to position McInnis as a key company in the Gaspé area, but also as an important contributor to Quebec’s economic vitality, as it enters North American markets in the coming months,” said Hervé Mallet.

Other appointments

Gaétan Vézina has been named Vice-President, Cement and Sustainable Development. As one of the first contributors of the McInnis project, with significant knowledge, expertise and know-how in the cement world, Mr. Vézina will continue to play a leading role in the smooth running of the company’s operations.

Alexandre Rail has been named Vice-President, Operations – Port-Daniel–Gascons. Rail was the Plant Manager since his arrival in the company, in early 2015. Rail has demonstrated a strong leadership, an unwavering determination and an execution capacity making him a candidate of choice for this position.

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