In his new role, Jean-Pierre will lead the Unicel team to continue to build its global client base and manufacturing operations for the quality delivery of specialty glazing and solar shading solutions.
Jean-Pierre brings over 20 years of experience in developing and leading high-performance sales and operations teams at manufacturing and commercial services companies. Jean-Pierre will report directly to Jean-François Couturier, Unicel’s CEO.
"At Unicel, we pride ourselves on our team of experts who work diligently to provide our customers with the best solutions for privacy and daylighting control," said Mr. Couturier. "Jean-Pierre is great fit for our team as he understands both the manufacturing operations and business development processes. His senior management expertise will help us continue to grow Unicel’s position as a global leader for premium quality products for the control of vision, heat, light and sound."
Jean-Pierre comes to Unicel from Ducharme Seating where he served as CEO of this leading manufacturer of custom spectator seating solutions for a wide variety of venues including theatres, motor sports tracks, stadiums, arenas, concert halls and auditoriums.
Prior to Ducharme, Jean-Pierre held key leadership roles with commercial printing services giant, Imprimerie Quebecor Media Inc. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in industrial relations studies and an Master’s in Business Administration from the Université de Montréal.
"Unicel Architectural is an outstanding business and I am pleased to join the company at this exciting time,” said Mr. Rose. “Unicel has established strong global recognition and loyalty among architects and glazers and is well-poised for further innovation and strategic growth. I look forward to building on the company’s considerable achievements to date, and I am delighted to join an incredible team that is firmly aligned under the company's vision of delivering the future of vision and daylight control.”