President and CEO / Sous-Traitance Industrielle Québec (STIQ)
President and CEO of STIQ, Richard Blanchet has been with the organization since 2004. Mr. Blanchet has also served as the Director of Business Development and as Assistant General Manager of the organization. His achievements include pioneering the Podium development program as well as the repositioning of the association as a key player in the manufacturing sector.
With a degree in chemical engineering (bachelor and master) as well as in management (D.E.S.G.), Richard Blanchet began his career in the manufacturing sector by holding various positions in production support or management of manufacturing operations in small and medium-sized companies as well as large companies. Mr. Blanchet has been responsible for, among other things; product development, supplier management and customer management.