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November 2, 2021

Festo has taken another step to bolster its North American sales leadership with the promotion of Jean-Francois Paquette to Canada Sales Director.

In his new position, which took effect June 1, the Montreal-based Paquette will focus on leading the sales objectives and planning strategy for the Canadian sales organization, setting and meeting revenue and profitability targets for Canada as part of the North American region goals.

Paquette has been the District Sales Manager for Festo’s Eastern Canada district the past four years and will continue to fulfill those duties along with his new responsibilities until a successor for his old role is appointed, said John Holmes, Vice President Sales North America. “In his current role, Jean-Francois has been exceeding expectations as a District Sales Manager, maintaining excellent relationships with customers, colleagues and direct reports.  We are very excited to support J.F. in his new role and support his successful growth at Festo.”

Paquette will report directly to Holmes as well as locally to Roy Pietila, CFO for Canada.

For more information, visit www.festo.com.


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