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OUR TEAM

JEAN GUY PERRAULT

GENERAL MANAGER

M. Perrault was one of the co-founders of CEMI Inc. in 1992. CEMI quickly established itself as a leader in field pole refurbishment. CEMI was sold in January 2002 to Moteurs Électriques Dubé.

Prior to founding CEMI, Jean-Guy worked 13 years for Westinghouse Canada as a shop supervisor and in the material management group (planning and control), he then moved on to Thomson Electric and National Electric coil where he spent 6 and 8 years respectively as a technical sales representative.

M. Perrault has a diploma in business administration from Sherbrooke University. He also has a DEC in electricity as well as a course in materials control and management from Westinghouse Canada.

MARC PERRAULT

FINANCE AND PURCHASING DIRECTOR

M. Perrault has a DEC in instrumentation and control; he participated in the founding of CEMI in 1992. He contributed to establishing the production process, and was instrumental in CEMI’s first ISO certification.

Before founding RPR Hydro, M. Perrault worked 14 years as an instrumentation and control technician for Honeywell, Staveley Services, and finally Dynatherm.

SIMON PAQUET

PLANT MANAGER

Mr. Paquet is the production manager of RPR Hydro and is involved with his employee’s and in developing and improving operational methods and processes. He provides of technical support for the customers.

Mr. Paquet has a DEC in aeronautics, specialising in aircraft power plant maintenance. Mr. Paquet also participated in the founding of CEMI, contributing to the development of the production processes.

From 1992 to 2004, Mr. Paquet occupied all he key positions within CEMI and was eventually promoted to production manager.

CHARLES PREVOST

DIRECTOR ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Prevost is a mechanical engineer certified in operations management (A.P.I.C.S. – C.P.I.M. – GE OMLP – GE TLP) as well as quality and continuous improvement (Six Black Belt Sigma, Lean, ISO auditor).

He worked for 8 years at GE Hydro, where he held roles in supply chain, health and safety, engineering, quality assurance and project management. He then worked for three years as a turbine and generator systems engineer at Andritz Hydro.

He has international experience, having dealt with factories, suppliers, and customers in China and all around the world. He is familiar with the hydro market players.

JEAN SAINT GERMAIN

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

Mr. St-Germain graduated in welding and computer assisted design. He worked for 17 years for Westinghouse Power Products as a welder and CNC programmer and finally designer.

He then worked for 18 years at Tremcar in design and technical drawing.

OUR FULL TEAM

RPR Hydro employs a dynamic and motivated team of welders, brazers, assemblers, insulators, technicians and labourers. Our team is trained with the most advanced technologies in the field.

A period of 6 years on average is necessary to properly train a worker in the rotor pole fabrication and refurbishment sector. An in depth training is given to the workers on the job via a journeyman/apprentice program. RPR Hydro takes great pride in the skill and stability of its workforce.