Mr. Maxime Cossette joined Kruger in 2015 as Vice President, Environment, was promoted to Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety (“EHS”) in 2016. In 2018, he was named Vice President, Global Sustainability and Biomaterials. In his role, he has full P&L responsibility for Kruger Biomaterials while also leading global sustainability efforts across the Company, including both strategic and operational EHS and Energy Efficiency activities. Before joining Kruger, Maxime spent more than 15 years at 5N Plus, a leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products. Mr. Cossette graduated in Occupational Health & Safety from Université de Montréal and has also completed a Certificate in Executive Management from McGill University. He also holds an Executive Education Program in Sustainability Leadership from Harvard University. He is a Chartered Administrator (C.Adm.) and a Certified Environmental Professional (EP).