Mr. Gignac has been a director of the Corporation and/or Domtar Inc. since 1995. He currently serves on our Human Resources and on our Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. From 1986 to 2006, he served as president and CEO of Cambior Inc., an international mining and exploration company with operations, development projects and exploration activities in the Americas that was acquired by IAMGOLD Corporation in 2006. In addition to leading Cambior, Mr. Gignac has held senior management positions with Falconbridge Copper Corp, and Exxon Minerals Company. He is currently the president of G Mining Services Inc., a private mining consulting firm with international activities. Mr. Gignac is also chairman of Marengo Mining Ltd., and a director of Franco-Nevada Corp. He also served as chairman of the board of St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. until May 2013, as chairman of the board of Gaz Metro Inc. until December 2011 and as chairman of the board of Andean Resources Ltd. until December 2010, as a director of Revett Minerals Ltd. from 2007 to 2009, and as a director of Cambior Inc. until 2006.
Mr. Turcotte has been serving on our Board of Directors since 2007 and is currently a member of our Human Resources Committee, of our Finance Committee and is the Chairman of our Environmental Health and Safety Committee. From 1992 to 2002, he held a number of senior executive positions with companies in the pulp and paper industry, including president of the paper group and executive vice president of corporate development and strategy of Tembec Inc., a leading integrated forest products company with operations in North America and France. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Turcotte was the president and CEO and a director of Algoma Steel Inc. Mr. Turcotte is currently president and CEO of North Channel Management, a private business consulting and investing firm. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Brookfield Special Situations Funds, a director and member of the Audit Committee of Coalspur Mines Ltd, a coal exploration and development company, and a director of Norbord Inc., an international producer of wood-based panels.
Mr. Maffucci is a Director of the Corporation since May 2011. He currently serves on our Audit Committee, on our Finance Committee and on our Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. Since 2005, Mr. Maffucci has served on the board of directors of Martin Marietta Materials Inc., the second largest producer of construction aggregates in the United States, where he chairs the audit committee and is also a member of the finance committee. Mr. Maffucci served on the board of directors of Xerium Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of consumable products used in paper production, from November 2008 to August 2010, also serving on Xerium’s audit and compensation committees from 2008 to 2009. From June 2009 to August 2010, he also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Xerium. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Maffucci served as executive vice president of Bowater Incorporated and president of its newsprint division. He served as chief financial officer of Bowater Incorporated from 1995 to 2005 and held a variety of positions in its finance organization throughout much of his career. Mr. Maffucci previously worked at KPMG..