Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) today announced that Olivier Denis has been promoted to General Manager – Canada. He previously held the position of International Market Manager in the Brussels, Belgium, office, and is relocating to Mississauga, Canada to fill the position. In his new role, Denis has overall responsibility for directing day-to-day operations, setting strategy and providing focused leadership to the Canadian team.
“We see great growth potential in Canada, and Denis will play an instrumental role in implementing strategic initiatives to advance the company’s presence there,” said John Vasuta, vice president and managing director, international operations. “His extensive management experience at Firestone and in the construction industry will help Firestone further its goals in this important market.”
Denis has more than 20 years of industry experience, including 12 years in managerial roles at Firestone. His experience includes enhancing profitability and market share, building strong sales organizations and developing marketing strategy. From 2010 to 2012, he served as European Business Manager for a global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and tapes for the construction, solar and transportation markets. From 1999 to 2010, as Regional Business Manager for Firestone Building Products Europe, he implemented global sales and marketing efforts in 20 countries.