Carmanah Appoints Philippe Favreau as Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Carmanah Technologies Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Favreau as chief operating officer.

Favreau will assume responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the company's day-to-day operations. Favreau brings more than 20 years experience in operations, including product development, manufacturing, supply chain, sales and human resource management.

"I am very pleased to have Mr. Favreau join our executive management team," states Art Aylesworth, Carmanah's CEO. "Mr. Favreau has an exemplary track record in managing the operations of large, highly successful, high-growth organizations. We welcome his wealth of knowledge and 'can-do' focus as Carmanah executes its 5-year growth plan."

Prior to joining Carmanah, Favreau's career includes:

  • 2005 to 2007 - general manager Global Operations, Workflow and Prepress Equipment for Kodak Graphics Communication Group.
    In this capacity, Favreau successfully integrated the Canadian and Israeli operations of CREO, Inc.(legal, IP, HR, facilities, manufacturing, supply chain, purchasing and IS)post acquisition.
  • 2000 to 2005 - corporate vice president of Operations for CREO Inc.
  • 1995 to 2005 - Favreau also held a number of other positions within CREO Inc., including vice president of Manufacturing & Supply Chain as well as operations manager.
  • 1987 to 1995 - operations manager, Electrical Enclosures for Schneider Electric.

Favreau holds a Master's Degree in commerce and administration from the University of Paris, France, as well as a Master's Degree in nuclear sciences from Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada. Favreau also has a degree in Physics Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique Grenoble, France.