Press release | Serge Caron named CEO of the company | Forages Rouillier

Press release | Serge Caron named CEO of the company

Amos, January 23, 2023Rouillier Drilling has appointed Serge Caron as its new CEO. Caron had previously served as Director of Operations since 2015. This advancement will allow Mario Rouillier, President of Rouillier Drilling, to concentrate on the development of the company.

A natural choice

Serge Caron’s background makes him the perfect person to take the helm; he has a master’s degree in geomorphology and 28 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry in Quebec and Ontario. His experience as president of Foramex (2005–2015) and Geos Sciences Inc. (1997–2010) will also be of great benefit to the company and its employees.

“Serge was the obvious choice to succeed me as CEO of the company, as he was already performing many of the duties on a daily basis. This appointment is to the company’s advantage, as it will allow me to focus on its development,” says Mario Rouillier, President of Rouillier Drilling and the Groupe Rouillier.

A mark of confidence

Serge Caron welcomes his new role as a mark of confidence from Mario Rouillier. He is thrilled to be at the head of a well-established company like Rouillier Drilling.

“I see a bright future for Rouillier Drilling. I am surrounded by a dynamic and qualified team. With them at my sides, I intend to follow in Mario’s footsteps. I am confident and ready to take up this challenge,” said Serge Caron.

Remaining active

By retiring from his CEO duties, Mario Rouillier will be able to focus his energy on growing the Groupe Rouillier and training the next generation. He also sees this opportunity as a chance to focus on strengthening partnerships with communities.

About Rouillier Drilling

Rouillier Drilling, a division of the Groupe Rouillier, is a family business founded in 1977. It was the first company to obtain ECOLOGO® UL 2724 certification for service providers in the mineral exploration sector. The Rouillier family has been in the surface diamond drilling business for three generations. Today, the company is recognized as a specialist in surface and underground drilling in Eastern Canada. Its strength and reputation are the result of its focus on excellence, long-term commitment, and customer satisfaction.