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Gary Hughes

Gary Hughes

Senior Director of Manufacturing, TC Transcontinental, Ontario

Gary is the Senior Director of Manufacturing at TC Transcontinental. He joined the organisation in March 2007 as Site Leader, Transcontinental Newspaper Group.  His primary responsibility was to manage the San Francisco project.  He oversaw the construction, installation, hiring, training and the successful launch of the Fremont, California facility. In January 2011, he was promoted to Senior Director, Manufacturing Operations for the Newspaper Group.  He moved to Canada and managed The Globe and Mail press installation project across Canada.  Once completed, Gary took on the General Manager role at the new Vaughan facility.  In 2016, Gary assisted in bringing another daily newspaper, the Toronto Star into the Vaughan plant operation. Again, in 2018, Gary oversaw the addition of another daily, the Hamilton Spectator. In 2020, Gary was promoted to Senior Director Manufacturing of the Print Sector.  Gary now assists the manufacturing operation of all the printing business units from Halifax to Vancouver.  He’s also responsible for large scale project work and establishing an annual capital plan.