Canadian national born in 1966, René Thibault became a member of the Executive Committee in January 2018 and is responsible for the North America region. He is a graduate of Queen’s University in civil engineering and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
René Thibault joined the company in 1989 and has built a strong commercial track record, with a particular expertise in downstream offerings to customers. After progressing through leadership roles in Canada, in 2007 René served as Vice President, Strategy for Europe, Middle East and Africa based in France.
Returning to Canada in 2009, he led the Western Canada, aggregates and concrete businesses. In 2012, adding the cement business to his control, he was appointed CEO Western Canada.