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Normand Thouin

Vice-President - Major Projects
Years of experience:



Member of the GCM Consultants team since 2002, Mr. Thouin is an efficient manager with excellent experience acquired in a complex production environment for a large international organization. He is gifted to manage and involve the personnel in an evolving organizational environment, with a strong orientation towards profitability, efficiency, human resources optimization and safety. He is able to set clear work objectives for large work groups and is characterized by a management style focused on individual development, organizational growth and process improvement. Mr. Thouin is a strong negotiator with a successful track record with commercial contracts and collective agreements and with the management and implementation of various projects. His specialty remains the execution of technically complex projects in a fast-track mode.


Career Highlights

  • Numerous operational efficiency improvement projects in both plant and service businesses
  • Extensive expertise in EPCM projects in a stakeholder engagement mode
  • Engineering lead for a $90M sulphur plant expansion
  • Fuel gas coalescing unit project, executed in three months
  • Refinery modification to maximize debutanization capabilities ($18M)
  • Preliminary and detailed engineering for a refinery’s catalytic cracker ($5M)
  • Productivity improvement studies of maintenance resources in the manufacturing field