July 28, 2022 | Montréal, Québec
5N Plus Inc. (TSX:VNP) (“5N Plus” or the “Company”), a leading global producer of specialty semiconductors and performance materials, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Roland Dubois to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer, effective no later than September 1, 2022. In this role, Mr. Dubois will lead the Company’s commercial excellence program and go-to-market strategy with a segmented approach to commercial partnering.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Roland to our executive leadership team in this highly strategic role for the Company at this stage of our growth,” said Mr. Gervais Jacques, Chief Executive Officer, 5N Plus. “Bringing deep commercial expertise, relevant industry experience and a proven track record of success, Roland is the ideal candidate to lead our commercial activities. He will not only ensure the continued execution of our commercial excellence program but will also be able to bring our go-to-market strategies for our value-added products to the next level in support of our growth objectives,” he added.
“I am honoured and excited to join a truly unique company, which produces added value and essential products to so many critical sectors to the global economy and a sustainable future,” said Mr. Dubois. “I sincerely look forward to working with the dynamic 5N Plus team to help drive the full commercial potential of the Company’s impressive portfolio of specialty semiconductors and performance materials through effective commercial strategies,” he added.
Mr. Dubois is a seasoned sales and marketing executive with over 30 years of experience in B2B sales, marketing, commercial and strategy. A true global leader, he has successfully implemented go-to market strategies on multiple continents in the metals, engineering plastics and electricity industries. Mr. Dubois joins 5N Plus from ABB where for the last three years he held the role of Vice President, Group Head of Sustainability, based out of Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with Rio Tinto where he held various leadership roles including as Sales and Marketing Product Director, General Manager of Strategic Marketing and Development, and as General Manager of its Global Aluminium Strategy, overseeing Group commercial excellence. Mr. Dubois speaks five languages and is a graduate of Grenoble École de Management, in addition to having completed an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.
5N Plus is a leading global producer of specialty semiconductors and performance materials. The Company’s ultra-pure materials often form the core element of its customers’ products. These customers rely on 5N Plus’s products to enable performance and sustainability in their own products. 5N Plus deploys a range of proprietary and proven technologies to develop and manufacture its products. The Company’s products enable various applications in several key industries, including renewable energy, security, space, pharmaceutical, medical imaging and industrial. Headquartered in Montréal, Québec, 5N Plus operates R&D, manufacturing and commercial centers in strategically located facilities around the world including Europe, North America and Asia.
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