Resolute appoints Hugues Simon as President of Wood Products
December 21, 2020
Resolute Forest Products Inc. announces that Hugues Simon will join the company and be appointed as president of the wood products division as of March 1, 2021. His term will begin as of the date on which Remi G. Lalonde, currently Resolute's CFO, assumes the position of president and CEO. Mr. Simon will report to Mr. Lalonde.
Mr. Simon most recently served as president, BarretteWood, Inc., a producer of value-added wood products with operations in Canada and the United States. Previously, Mr. Simon worked for Resolute and its predecessor companies for seven years in corporate and division-based functions. Earlier in his career, he worked for a number of other forest products companies.
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products and papers.