Carlo Gavazzi (Canada) Inc. of Mississauga, ON, has appointed Dany Lavoie and Brett Horst to its Canadian sales team. Lavoie comes to the company with 20 plus years of experience in the electrical industry, while Horst has more than five years of experience in the electrical industry working with a variety of industrial and OEM customers.
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Canfor Corp. of Vancouver has announced changes to its senior leadership team. After 14 years with Canfor, Alan Nicholl, executive vice president, Bio-Based Solutions & Pulp Operations, has accepted the role of managing director with Licella Holdings, Canfor’s joint venture partner in Arbios Biotech (Arbios) effective April 2022. Nicholl will continue to serve as president and CEO of Arbios.
Electra Battery Materials Corp. of Toronto has announced the launch of a battery materials park study in partnership with the Governments of Ontario and Canada, Glencore plc and Talon Metals. The consortium will collaborate on engineering, permitting, socio-economic and cost studies associated with the construction of a nickel sulfate plant as well as a battery precursor cathode active materials (PCAM) plant adjacent to Electra’s cobalt refinery and recycling plant.
Global Food and Ingredients of Toronto (GFI) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Your Fitness Dish Inc., a premium plant-based milk and snack food company operating under the brand “YoFiit”.
Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, fragile supply chains and supply bottlenecks, the Harting Technology Group, based in Espelkamp, Germany, has continued its path of growth in the 2020-21 business year.
A manufacturer of heavy-duty portable bypass and dewatering pumps has announced the retirement of John Farrell, Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company’s VP of Sales and Marketing. With Farrell’s retirement comes the promotions of Bobby Zitzka to VP of Sales and Marketing and of Pat Broderick to national sales manager.
Velan Inc. has announced that in accordance with its succession plan, CEO Yves Leduc has left Velan after seven years leading the corporation and has been succeeded by the current Bruno Carbonaro.
The 2021 ‘Women in Tech’ Scholarships from Electro-Federation Canada recognize that women and BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of colour) have a vital contribution to make in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Mississauga, ON-based Festo promoted Jean-Francois Paquette to Canada sales director. In his new position, the Montreal-based Paquette will focus on leading the sales objectives and planning strategy for the Canadian sales organization, setting and meeting revenue and profitability targets for Canada as part of the North American region goals.
Intelligent Wellhead Systems of Calgary has announced the appointment of William Standifird as CEO. Also, Gary Cresswell, a current non-executive director, will become independent non-executive Chairman of the Board.