President & CEO
Backed by more than two decades as an executive in highly complex global businesses, President & CEO Renaud Megard brings strengths to NFI. These include the vision and strategies to lead sales & marketing, finance, manufacturing and supply chain. Renaud has built a sterling reputation as a high-energy leader who inspires high-performing teams.
Prior to joining NFI, Renaud was Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Cabot Corporation, where he was responsible for a $1.4 billion global supply chain. Before that, at BASF, he managed nearly $400 million in business. Previously, he served as Trade Lane Manager and Franco-American Business Development Manager at DHL and DAHER.
Renaud holds an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from IDRAC Business School in France.
Renaud speak three languages – English, French, and German – and is a licensed private pilot. Passionate about wine, Renaud is a wine producer at his family’s vineyard in Burgundy, France. In fact, he is an active member of a historical organization that promotes Burgundy’s wines and cuisine and preserves the region’s traditional festivals, folklore, and customs.
Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing
Marcia LaBelle, NFI’s Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, has dedicated her career to being a leader in sales, marketing, and management. In her previous position at NFI – Vice President of Operations – she oversaw all operational procedures and production controls to meet (and exceed) our customers’ expectations. In fact, Marcia has been a key member of the NFI team for more than 20 years!
Before joining NFI, Marcia worked in the sales/marketing department at Baader North America Corp., an international manufacturer of meat processing equipment. Prior to that, Marcia served as Director of Operations for Sterling Hospitality, where she was responsible for the sales, marketing, and fiscal management of multiple hotel properties. Previously, she was General Manager of The Highlander Inn, which she transformed from a blue-collar vacation spot to a corporate retreat and resort destination.
Marcia is Six Sigma Certified, certified as an ISO Internal Auditor, is lean manufacturing proficient, and is a Certified Hotel Administrator. She earned her Associate’s degree in business administration and management from Southern New Hampshire University.
Active in the community, Marcia volunteers with Mobile Loaves & Fishes, St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Gifts to Give, and Horizons for the Homeless. Since 2008, she has been a mentor with SMILES, an organization that helps at-risk children realize their potential through mentoring.