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Vardis Proud To Support H.I.G. And Rolland In Appointing Guillaume Lavoie As Chief Financial Officer


Guillaume Lavoie joined Rolland Enterprises as Chief Financial Officer in April, 2015. 



Guillame holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the Université du Québec in Montreal. He also has twelve years of experience in the field. He has previously worked for Pratt & Whitney Canada and Rio Tinto Alcan. His most recent position was Vice-President of Finance at Scandinavian Tobacco Group Canada.


Rolland Enterprises Inc. (formerly the Fine Papers Group of Cascades, Inc.), headquartered in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, is the market leader in the production of specialty fine papers using recycled fibers and the undisputed highest standards for environmental sustainability, targeting demanding commercial and B2B customers. Rolland produces fine papers with up to 100% post-consumer waste fiber for multiple uses and security papers used in corporate documents, vital records, checks, passports and visas. The Company supplies customers in North America, Latin America and Asia directly and through a network of merchants and distributors. Rolland maintains three facilities including a deinking facility in Breakeyville, Quebec, and a paper mill and converting center in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec. Rolland was acquired by H.I.G. Capitaly in July, 2014.


H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and life sciences. They align themselves with committed management teams and entrepreneurs and help build businesses of significant value. Their team of over 250 investment professionals has substantial operating, consulting, technology and financial management experience, enabling us to contribute meaningfully to their portfolio companies. They invest in companies throughout the U.S. and Europe and have offices in Miami, New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Atlanta in the U.S., and affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan and Paris in Europe as well as Rio de Janeiro in South America.




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