MONTREAL — Montreal-based McInnis Cement has announced the appointment of Baudouin Nizet to the position of president and CEO of the company, effective immediately.
Nizet comes to McInnis from Stuart Olson Building Group, a Calgary-based construction company, where he served as senior vice-president, stated a Jan. 7 release.
Nizet’s track record in the cement industry includes tenure working at CRH Canada/Holcim Canada as senior vice-president for Quebec and the Atlantic region from 2006 to 2013 in Montreal, then in Toronto as president and CEO from 2013 to 2017.
In addition to serving as a director of the Cement Association of Canada for several years, he also served until 2017 as vice-chair of the board of directors of the Canada Green Building Council, responsible for LEED certifications in eco-responsible construction.
The release said, “The McInnis Cement board of directors is convinced that Mr. Nizet will be able to lead McInnis through its next growth stages, while enhancing our corporate vision of producing quality cements in a sustainable, profitable and responsible manner.”
The board statement also thanked Jean Moreau, who served as interim president and CEO since August 2018.
McInnis also announced the appointment of Alex Wojciechowski as COO. Wojciechowski has over 30 years of experience as a manager in the cement industry in Canada and the United States, with positions ranging from maintenance manager and plant manager to industrial manager.