FPInnovations is happy to welcome Stéphane Renou, who today is taking the reins as President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.
A graduate in Electrical Engineering and Chemical Engineering in addition to earning an MBA, Stéphane spent many years abroad working for General Electric, where he took on increasingly senior positions, heading a number of divisions at various locations in the United States as well as in Florence, Italy. These varied experiences enabled him to acquire a vast background of R&D combined with commercial knowledge and a strong sense of entrepreneurship. He holds eight patents, in addition to having published numerous scientific articles.
“I am really happy to join FPInnovations’ team,” says Mr. Renou. “I look forward to working with the team and contributing to the growth of the Canadian forest industry.”
Stéphane Renou replaces Pierre Lapointe, who leaves after more than 8 years as president of FPInnovations.
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