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5N Plus appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

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In this role, Mr. Dubois will be involved in the company's go-to-market strategy with a segmented approach to commercial partnering.

MONTREAL — 5N Plus Inc., a global producer of specialty semiconductors and performance materials, announces 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 be involved in the company’s 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 sales and marketing executive with experience in B2B sales, marketing, commercial and strategy. He has 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.



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