Cascades is pleased to announce that Mr. Jean-David Tardif has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Cascades Tissue Group, a division of Cascades.
With a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA, Mr. Tardif first joined Cascades in 1997. His career path has led him to work successively for each of the company’s three groups. In the Tissue Group, he was Vice-President, Consumer Products, from 2013 to 2017. Since December 2017, he has held the position of Vice-President, Operations for Cascades Containerboard Packaging.
This appointment makes him the third President of Cascades Tissue Group, succeeding Suzanne Blanchet and Jean Jobin. Mr. Tardif is nonetheless a leader known for being close to his team who is a good at listening and analyzing, which helps him gain respect and engagement.
Founded in 1964, Cascades (CAS-TSX) offers sustainable, innovative and value-added packaging, hygiene and recovery solutions. The company employs 11,000 women and men across a network of over 90 facilities in North America and Europe. Driven by its participative management, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous research and development efforts, Cascades continues to provide innovative products that customers have come to rely on, while contributing to the well-being of people, communities and the entire planet.