Pierre-Paul Lassonde is stepping down as CEO of Lassonde Industries Inc., to be replaced in that role by Nathalie Lassonde. Pierre-Paul Lassonde will continue to serve as chairman of the board, a position he has held since 1973.
Nathalie Lassonde holds a bachelor's degree in finance from HEC Montréal, and has worked for Lassonde Industries Inc. for 15 years, serving as a member of its board of directors for 14 years. She has recently held the position of assistant to the chairman of the board and CEO, and the position of vice president, organizational efficiency.
“As head of the company's talent management and development efforts, Nathalie Lassonde has gained an in-depth understanding of the business, one that will help her guide the management team," said Pierre-Paul Lassonde.