Cascades Appoints Allan Hogg Vice-President, Finance and Treasury



    KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Alain Lemaire, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange),
is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Allan Hogg as Vice-President,
Finance and Treasury.
    Mr. Hogg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, is a
member of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Québec and has been in the
employ of Cascades since 1990. Over the years, Mr. Hogg has held numerous
positions, one of which is Director of Finance and Treasury. In his new
functions, Mr. Hogg will retain his position as Treasurer of the company and
will continue reporting to Mr. Christian Dubé, Vice-President and Chief
Financial Officer.
    Cascades congratulates Mr. Allan Hogg on his nomination, which confirms
the key role he plays in the financial management of the company and in our
relations with our financial partners.

    Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and
tissue products composed mainly of recycled fibres. Cascades employs nearly
14,000 men and women who work in some 100 modern and flexible production units
located in North America and in Europe. Cascades' management philosophy, its
more than 40 years of experience in recycling, its continuous efforts in
research and development are strengths which enable the company to create
innovative products for its customers. The Cascades shares trade on the
Toronto stock exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.




For further information:

For further information: Media: Mr. Hubert Bolduc, Vice-President,
Communications and Public Affairs, Cascades Inc., Cell: (514) 912-3790;
Source: Mr. Alain Lemaire, President and Chief executive Officer, Cascades
Inc.


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