President & Chief Executive Officer, Resolute Forest Products
Date: April 4, 2013 12:00 PM Location: Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
Tickets:$80/$70 members; Tables of 10 $800/$700 members

During Richard Garneau’s tenure as CEO, Resolute Forest Products has emerged from a difficult period to reclaim its leadership position in Canada’s forest products industry. Mr. Garneau envisions a brighter future for the forestry industry, which contributes over $57 billion to the Canadian GDP and constitutes a significant segment of the Canadian economy. Mr. Garneau believes that continuous innovation and a strong commitment to sustainable development are the keys to ensuring the future of the forest products industry.

Join us as Mr. Garneau outlines Resolute’s approach to sustainability, balancing environmental, social and economic considerations that lead to greater efficiency, positioning an organization as an employer of choice, a stronger partner for customers, and a good neighbor in its operating communities.

Mr. Garneau has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Forest Products since January 2011 and has served as a director of the Company since June 2010. Before joining Resolute, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Paper Corporation from 2007 through 2010. Mr. Garneau was previously Vice President of Pulp and Paper Operations at Domtar Inc. and also held a variety of roles at Norampac,, Future Electronics, St. Laurent Paperboard, Finlay Forest Industries, and Donohue Inc.  In 2012, Mr. Garneau was named by RISI as the North American CEO of the Year, chosen for his leadership, vision, and strategic accomplishments in a survey of investment analysts and portfolio managers who cover the forest products industry


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