McInnis’s seasoned management team has a broad range of experience in the cement industry, large-scale engineered projects, water-based transport and customer service.
Jean MoreauPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Jean Moreau joined the McInnis Cement team in April 2017. He has extensive experience in corporate management, finance and operations and has worked for a number of management teams in private and public companies.
He is recognized for mobilizing teams toward tangible and structured results and developing meaningful and lasting relationships with stakeholders in a transparent and collaborative manner.
Mr. Moreau holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the HEC Business School in Montreal.
André RacineSenior Vice President
Corporate Development & Legal Affairs
André Racine has a thorough knowledge of the Port-Daniel–Gascons project. His involvement goes back more than a decade as a commercial lawyer with a leading Montreal law firm. He then focused his career on the management of a recycling company in the Montreal area.
Mr. Racine holds a law degree from the University of Montreal, as well as a bachelor’s degree in engineering from École Polytechnique of Montréal.
Edouard OuelletChief Financial Officer
Edouard Ouellet joined McInnis Cement in February 2019.
Edouard’s experience in finance was first acquired at Ernst & Young from 2007 to 2013, where he conducted business valuations in a variety of contexts as well as developed various financial models in support of these transactions, in addition to working in audit. He joined the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in 2013 and is currently Director, Investments in the large corporations group in Québec. In this capacity, he is responsible for transactions and directly involved at all stages for their performance. In addition, he monitors portfolio positions, both on a financial and operational basis. McInnis is one of the companies he actively handled and for which he has been instrumental.
Edouard is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mark T. NewhartVice President
Trading and New Market Development
Mark Newhart joined McInnis Cement in February 2015, bringing 30 years of experience in logistics management and optimization of supply chains in various industries that includes 20 years with three cement companies. First in charge of logistics and distribution, he helped develop an effective distribution network for the company and its clients, including transportation management and marine terminals. Since July 2019, he is in charge of developing new territories and cement products offering.
Mr. Newhart has a bachelor’s degree in logistics from the Pennsylvania State University / Smeal College of Business.
Alexandre RailVice President,
Alexandre Rail joined McInnis Cement in January 2015 and is responsible for the operations of the company’s cement plant located in Port-Daniel – Gascons. He has 20 years of experience in the field of heavy industry and prior to McInnis he worked for seven years as steel plant manager for ArcelorMittal, and previously for a metal power manufacturing plant.
He was also heavily involved in the development and implementation of a factory recovery plan in a foreign country. Mr. Rail is experienced in the definition of management systems, the mobilization of employees and the implementation and improvement of health and safety programs, environment, quality and maintenance, as well as in the development of strategic plans and projects.
Mr. Rail holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Concordia University and a Master and Doctorate in the same discipline, from McGill University.
Tony SneskaVice President
Marketing and Sales - USA
Having joined the McInnis team in 2015, Tony Sneska has an outstanding track record in marketing and sales, in the cement and construction industries. His 25 years of experience have been utilized to evaluate markets and develop our marketing and sales strategies, supporting business processes and the value proposition for our new company’s client base, including market analysis and marketing strategies. Mr. Sneska leads the U.S. Sales team and is responsible for McInnis’ overall marketing.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration from DeSales University, in addition to a degree in Executive Management from Penn State University.
Francis ForliniVice President Marketing and Sales - Canada
In the employ of McInnis since 2015, Francis Forlini is responsible for Canadian sales. With more than 20 years of experience in this field, Mr. Forlini has evolved mainly in cement, concrete and aggregates companies. His extensive knowledge of the market has greatly contributed to the development of McInnis’ customer network.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, specialization in environment and water resources, from École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Julie DumontierDirector, Human Resources
Julie Dumontier took charge of the McInnis Cement Human Resources Department in May 2017. With more than 15 years of experience in human resources in industrial environments, she has served as human resource consultant generalist, business partner and manager for a variety of companies, including Alstom and Rio Tinto.
Ms. Dumontier holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and college education in Marketing.
Maryse TremblayDirector, Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility
Ms. Tremblay is an experienced communications professional with solid expertise in environmental communications. She previously had front-line experience as a communication consultant with PESCA Environment, supporting McInnis Cement, as well as a political adviser to a former Québec minister, and served as a television journalist in the Gaspé Peninsula.
She has an academic background in History and Human Resources Management, as well as a college education in Communications.
Ms. Tremblay will divide her time between the Port-Daniel – Gascons office and the McInnis Cement corporate office in Montréal.