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Executive Committee

Industry Experts

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ADF’s Executive Committee is composed of five (5) of the Corporation’s senior officers and managers, who have several years of experience in both the steel and construction industries. The Committee’s main purpose is to facilitate decision-making regarding organizational orientation, strategic planning, financial or legal matters, and facilitate communication between department and divisions of ADF Group Inc.

Jean Paschini

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, ADF Group Inc.

Jean Paschini is one of the three children of the founder of family business Au Dragon Forgé Inc., established in 1956. He has been a member of the Executive Committee and one of the main shareholders since Groupe ADF Inc. was formed in 1979. Mr. Paschini has over 40 years of experience in the steel industry. He has a degree in industrial design and has completed formal management training. 

Pierre Paschini, P. Eng.

President and Chief Operating Officer

Pierre Paschini is one of the three children of the founder of family business Au Dragon Forgé Inc., established in 1956. He has been a member of the Executive Committee and one of the main shareholders since Groupe ADF Inc. was formed in 1979. Mr. Paschini earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree at Concordia University. He has nearly 40 years of experience in the steel industry. Mr. Paschini has been an active member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (the Quebec order of engineers) since 1980 and of Professional Engineers Ontario since 1993. He is also a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction.

Marise Paschini

Executive Vice-President, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary

Marise Paschini is one of the three children of the founder of family business Au Dragon Forgé Inc., established in 1956. She has been a member of the Executive Committee and one of the main shareholders since Groupe ADF Inc. was formed in 1979. Ms. Paschini has been involved in the business since 1973.

Jean-François Boursier, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining ADF Group Inc. in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer, Jean-François Boursier worked at Héroux-Devtek for six years and at Holcim Canada (St. Lawrence Cement) before that, where he held different management positions. He has been a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Quebec order of chartered accountants) since 1989 and received his Bachelor of Administration degree from Université du Québec.

Dan Rooney

President, General Manager, ADF International, Montana

Mr. Rooney has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University. He has over 26 years of experience in all aspects of successful organizational and strategic planning, project management and supervision. Over the past 18 years, Dan Rooney has held senior roles in the steel fabrication environment supporting projects across North America.