Argex names Richard Poulin Executive Vice President
MONTREAL, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX: RGX) ("Argex" or the "Company") announced today the appointment of Mr. Richard Poulin as its new Executive Vice President. He joins Argex after his most recent role of Vice President of Strategic Projects at SNC-Lavalin Inc., a global engineering and construction firm employing more than 30,000 people with its head office in Montreal, Canada, where he has spent the last eight years. Mr. Poulin will join the team on January 6, 2014.
Mr. Poulin holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences, Mechanical Engineering designation from Laval University, and has been a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (Quebec order of professional engineers) since 1985. He joins Argex with more than 25 years of pan-Canadian and international experience in leadership roles of successfully overseeing the planning, execution and implementation of major engineering, construction, and industrial and manufacturing projects.
Mr. Roy Bonnell, CEO of Argex, stated: "Mr. Poulin is a senior operations leader who joins the Argex team with a solid 25-year track record of successfully managing large-budget international projects particularly in the industrial, chemical, pharmaceutical and high-technology sectors. He has, during his career, overseen the planning and execution of major strategic projects and has extensive experience with fast-track projects and meeting their foremost challenge in communication and information management."
"In his role as Argex's Executive Vice President, Mr. Poulin will play a central leadership role with overall responsibility for oversight, implementation and adherence to all operational timelines, budgets and deliverables including the construction of the Company's first industrial-sized production facility in Valleyfield, Quebec," added Mr. Bonnell. "We continue to transition rapidly into a high-growth producer of titanium dioxide pigment and, as promised, we are growing the depth and experience of our team to ensure our success."
About Argex Titanium Inc.
ARGEX Titanium Inc. is a near-term producer of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) pigment. With a primary goal of advancing rapidly towards production, Argex has adopted a simple and low-risk strategy for the scale-up of its proprietary process. Argex is pleased to have selected Valleyfield, Quebec as the location for its Research & Development centre and first industrial-sized production facility. The location of the site can be viewed at Argex Valleyfield.
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