New Management Team at Atelier Val-d’Or

October, 2019

Atelier Val-d’Or (AVD) has announced that Yvon Beauchesne, the company’s co-founder and president, is retiring from day-today operations. After 43 years spent building a strong business, Mr Beauchesne is proud to hand over management to a new team composed of experienced employees.

AVD has officially announced the appointment of Francine Picard to the position of General Manager, of Jean-François Julien, Eng. as Director of Production, and of Mathieu Dionne as Director of Sales and Business Development. The appointments of Francine Picard and Jean-François Julien ensure the continuity of management. They are strong pillars to deal with the many challenges of a constantly evolving industry such as mining exploration. On the other hand, the recruitment of Mathieu Dionne brings new energy and dynamism. His 15-year business and technical expertise as well as his global vision when it comes to sales and business development will contribute to propelling AVD to new heights.

Three key people also join the management team: Daniel Beauchesne will support the general sector, Ghislain Leblanc will be responsible for the machining department and François Beauchesne will provide assistance in information technology.

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