Yves Laflamme
President and CEO
Resolute Forest Products

Yves Laflamme is president and chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Resolute Forest Products since February 1, 2018. He previously served as senior vice president, Wood Products, Global Procurement and Information Technology. He is a veteran of the industry, with a career spanning almost 40 years at Resolute and its predecessor companies.

Mr. Laflamme began his career in finance working at Donohue’s Saint-Félicien integrated pulp mill and wood products operations in 1981, and moved on to serve as controller for the company’s integrated newsprint and wood products facilities in the Abitibi region of Quebec. Over the past 15 years, he held a series of successive roles as vice president and senior vice president, covering the overall wood products business, including both operations and sales, as well as the company’s former recycling business. In recent years, Mr. Laflamme expanded his scope to include a wide range of corporate support functions, including IT and global procurement. In addition, he led a number of important mandates for the company, including M&A activity and enterprise resource planning, and has represented Resolute in major negotiations with governments.

Yves Laflamme is a member of the boards of the American Forest & Paper Association, the Forest Products Association of Canada and Toundra Greenhouse. He also chairs the audit committee of the Forest Product Association of Canada. Mr. Laflamme pursued his university education in administration and finance and is a chartered professional accountant.


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