Success in Agriculture
Valmetal Group appoints new president
By Bree Rody
David Vaillères has been named president of Valmetal Group, with his term effective for three years. He previously served as VP of sales and marketing for the company, a position he has held since 2013.
His appointment is supported by Dominic Vallières, VP of finance, IT and HR, and Eric Vaillères as VP of operations and R&D. The moves at the top come following a major change for Valmetal in February, which saw its three brands unified under the singular Valmetal name. The rebranding was the result of a series of acquisitions.
According to Valmetal, its board of directors also initiated a new strategic planning process, which led the board to reflect on various aspects of the company, therefore pushing it to position itself more as a group. Yvon Vallières, founder and chair of the board, said in a statement that the new structure “will allow the Group to grow in efficiency in order to adapt to the new realties of the agricultural market.”
“I am extremely grateful for the trust placed in me and I am convinced that having an overview of all the Group’s strategies will be of great benefit,” said Vaillères in a statement. “My primary objective is to ensure that I go beyond expectations in achieving our objectives which aim, among other things, to become the industry benchmark in terms of customer experience.”