A senior sales executive, Antonio Saavedra is an industrial chemical engineer by training with extensive experience in international business development in the clean tech, energy and chemical industries. In his current role as Director of Sales and Business Development at Xebec Adsorption Inc., Antonio is responsible for the North American West Coast, and Latin American…

Marinus Van Driel has devoted the last 25 years to clean energy, most notably as the CEO of HyGear, a leader in on-site gas production and delivery. After filling various technical and commercial positions at several engineering and production companies, Marinus served as general manager of Plug Power’s Europe division. He later started his own…

Russell Warner is a well-rounded leader with extensive business experience in the compressed air industry as an executive at Sullair and Doosan Infracore Portable Power (formerly Ingersoll Rand Utility Equipment). At Xebec, he leads the company’s Cleantech Service Network expansion strategy for renewable natural gas and hydrogen installations. Throughout his career, Russell has been responsible…

Alan Johnson is a results-oriented leader who develops strategies that optimize resources, workflows, revenues and costs. His hands-on business expertise encompasses product development and support, project management, process improvement, strategic customer relationship management, and niche market development. Over the course of his career, Alan has worked on numerous renewable energy projects across the U.S., including…

Peter Cheng is an accomplished executive with 20+ years of experience in business development, strategy, and operations at the management and executive levels with energy and oil & gas firms in North America and China. His technical expertise spans performance and procurement engineering, quantitative strategies, pricing and structured products. Peter brings extensive management know-how to…

Prabhu Rao is a seasoned executive with 15+ years of experience in the alternative energy industry and is the former CEO of McPhy Energy North America. During his career, he has gained hands-on experience while serving as VP of Operations, Product Development and Manufacturing, and Commercial Operations. Dr. Rao holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering…

Behrang Mansoornejad is a process and chemical engineer with 15+ years of experience. His technical expertise includes the detailed design of processes in petrochemical, biorefinery and biogas industries, techno-economic analysis, environmental assessment and flexibility analysis, process simulation and modeling, mathematical optimization, supply chain design, optimization and management. At Xebec, Behrang oversees Xebec’s Application Engineering team…

Richard Jewell is a seasoned chemist who has spent the last 35 years working in process engineering, innovation, research and development (IR&D), technology development and management. His technical expertise spans synthesis gas generation, Hyco, SMR, ATR, and gasification, process design and economic analysis, process certification and validation, carbon life cycle analysis, cleantech and energy, renewable…

Amir Ghasdi is a chemical and material engineer with 10 years of business development experience in the renewable and environment industry. His technical expertise spans process engineering in oil refineries, food, petroleum industry and waste water treatment plants, gas separation and purification processes, and advanced gas purification systems. Amir holds a master’s degree in chemical…

Laurent Amram is a mechanical engineer who has spent nearly 20 years honing his skills in sales management while working for pump and compressor manufacturers in Asia, Europe and Canada. His hands-on expertise spans leading and managing sales teams and distributor networks, developing sales & marketing, and account management. Laurent holds a bachelor of mechanical…

Michel Tousignant is a mechanical engineer with 20+ years of experience in team management in manufacturing environments. He boasts extensive technical expertise in materials and manufacturing processes. As head of Xebec’s Engineering Office, Michel is responsible for managing process, mechanical and electrical engineering services over two continents. His know-how encompasses leading and planning the design…

Shaun Gaudet is a results-oriented manager with 10+ years of experience in engineering and project management. He holds a master’s degree in aerospace engineering with technical expertise in gas turbine performance and controls. Shaun has worked for globally renowned manufacturing companies, where he delivered high-value, customer-focused projects while gaining hands-on experience in product development, cross-functional…

Michaël Nadeau has 10+ years of experience in operations, finance, sales, and management. His solid academic background, combined with his excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, enable him to juggle multiple projects while producing high-quality work in deadline-oriented environments. Over the course of his career, Michaël has gained hands-on experience in strategic planning, process improvement and…

Jean-Philippe Labrie is a veteran engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in process and integration/automation engineering. Since 2019, he has overseen the implementation of Xebec’s customer service department and its four subdivisions: service engineering, parts planning & logistics, installation, commissioning & maintenance, and data analysis & reporting. Jean-Philippe has hands-on experience in developing and…

George Ciucurel is an electromechanical engineer with technical expertise in power, control, wiring, grounding, electrical machinery and equipment, low, medium and high voltage, air conditioning, and intruder and fire alarms. His hands-on project management experience ranges from consulting, design and development to planning, coordination and supervision. This know-how also encompasses quotation, construction and maintenance. Over…

George Said is a mechanical engineer with 10+ years of experience in design and team management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and is a member of the Professional Engineers in Quebec and Ontario. His technical expertise spans manufacturing, mining, piping, pressure vessels design, pumping station design, finite element analysis, simulation, equipment selection,…

Cristian Iuhas, is an engineer with 30+ years of experience in design, project execution and management, commissioning, and start-ups. He is a member of the Quebec provincial association of professional engineers, holding bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, a diploma in engineering management and PMP certification. His experience in the gas, petrochemical, chemical and energy industries…

Alberto Torres is a process engineer with 13+ years of experience in process design, simulation, product development, biogas purification, compressed air, and nitrogen generation. Alberto has been at Xebec Adsorption Inc. for the last 6 years, first as Product Lead for Compressed air and, since 2018, as Team Lead for the Process Engineering department. During…

Patrick Lapalme is a seasoned sales professional with 14+ years of experience working in the industrial, channel and building materials industries. His hands-on experience spans managing sales teams, building business plans, determining costs and pricing, and implementing distribution networks. In his current role, Patrick leads Xebec’s Canadian sales team for compressed air solutions. He holds…

Daniel Routhier is a highly successful sales professional with 20+ years of experience working for globally renowned manufacturers. His hands-on expertise spans customer service, new business development, and sales management. Daniel has been at Xebec Adsorption Inc. for the last 4 years, where he has worked as a sales representative and territory manager in both…

Martin Louis is a passionate and results-oriented leader with 20+ years of procurement, logistics and project management experience. Over the course of his career, he has acquired extensive hands-on expertise in organizing projects and leading teams in remote locations with low availability of local technical service suppliers. Martin’s technical expertise spans the areas of maintenance,…

Armando Alonzo is a seasoned sales professional with 14 years of experience in business development. Over the course of his career, he has worked in both inside and outside sales for a number of equipment manufacturers. His hands-on expertise spans customer service, account management and new business development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing…

Vice-President, Industrial

Russell Warner is a well-rounded leader with extensive business experience in the compressed air industry as an executive at Sullair and Doosan Infracore Portable Power (formerly Ingersoll Rand Utility Equipment)…

Board Director

Ms. Elford is a current board member of BioSyent Inc. and BQE Water Inc., both are TSX-V listed companies.

Vice-President of operations

Rémy Boulianne is a professional engineer and seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in general management, business development and operations excellence in the compressed air and equipment industries…

Senior Vice-President, Legal Affairs & Corporate Secretary

Nathalie Théberge is a seasoned corporate lawyer with solid experience in the renewable energy industry. She was most recently at Innergex Renewable Energy, where she spent …

President, Xebec Europe and President, Global Hydrogen Group

Marinus Van Driel has devoted the last 25 years to clean energy, most notably as the CEO of HyGear, a leader in on-site gas production and delivery…

Board Director

Prabhu Rao is the former CEO of McPhy Energy North America. A seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience in the alternative energy industry,

Advisor to Board of Directors

Mr. Levitt is the current chairman of TD Bank Group. Mr. Levtt is also the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Imasco Limited, during the time one of Canada’s largest consumer goods and services companies, which included Canada Trust as one of its major holdings.

Lead Director

William (Bill) Beckett is past-President and CEO of Dart Aerospace with extensive operations and executive management experience in the Industrial and Aerospace sectors.

Board Director

Joseph Petrowski is the former CEO of Cumberland Farms Gulf Oil Group, a diversified petroleum and retail convenience store holding company with $16 billion in annual revenues in 2013.

Board Director

Mr. Bowie is currently a board member and a member of the Audit Committee of Magna International Inc. He brings financial expertise, a dedication to governance and audit excellence, a strong understanding of strategy and risk, as well as detailed insight of political and economic dynamics within China.

Chief Financial Officer

Stéphane Archambault is a highly successful financial executive with more than two decades of experience leading finance teams at global and publicly listed TSX companies (CAE and Prometic Life Sciences)…

Board Director

Guy Saint-Jacques joined the Department of External Affairs in 1977, holding office in New York City, Mexico City, Kinshasa, and Hong Kong as well as twice in Washington, D.C., the last time as Minister and Deputy Head of Mission.

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President

Kurt Sorschak co-founded Xebec Adsorption Inc and developed it from a local compressed air and gas dryer manufacturer into an internationally renowned clean energy company.