Cascades welcomes Hugues Simon as its new President and Chief Executive Officer

Hugues Simon

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Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hugues Simon as its new President and CEO.

A graduate in business administration from the Université de Sherbrooke, Hugues Simon has over 30 years of experience in key positions in the manufacturing sector, including as President of the Wood Products business at Resolute Forest Products, a position he held until recently. Previously, Mr. Simon was President of BarretteWood Inc., where he worked from 2012 to 2020.

His extensive experience in leadership positions in the industrial products sector will be a great asset to the Company and to its customers. Mr. Simon's track record demonstrates a deep dedication to operational excellence, customer satisfaction and a strong commitment to sustainability and innovation. These qualities make him the ideal candidate to drive Cascades forward and create value for all its stakeholders.

About Cascades

Founded in 1964, Cascades offers sustainable, innovative and value-added packaging, hygiene and recovery solutions. The Company employs 10,000 talents across a network close to 70 facilities in North America. 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. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.

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