Sollum Technologies Welcomes Yvan Hamel as Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer; Louis Brun Comments
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, CANADA - The produce industry thrives on growth and innovation, and Sollum Technologies is looking to evolve alongside its partners by taking its solutions to the next level. To do so, the company has tapped Yvan Hamel as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer.
"When I first spoke with Louis Brun, Sollum's CEO and Co-Founder, I was inspired by the idea of contributing to more productive indoor farming in the context of climate change," said Hamel. "I found the idea even more compelling after meeting the young and motivated team behind this great technological innovation, and the potential for growth sealed the deal. After 34 professional years in highly successful companies, I am excited to bring this experience into a venture that will revolutionize horticultural lighting."
Over the last three decades, Hamel has honed his expertise in the areas of product research and development, advanced lighting technology, and business growth.
According to a release, in his most recent role, he played an invaluable part in the economic expansion of a major LED lighting manufacturer by conceiving their product catalog, supporting sales activities and client relationships, and negotiating strategic supplier partnerships.
"Our Sollum family is always growing, and we are welcoming the very best in the business,” commented Brun. “Yvan Hamel, with his outstanding background and reputation, is an exciting and valuable addition to our team. As EVP and CPO, his leadership will help guide us as we continue to break new ground in controlled environment agriculture. "
Best of luck to Yvan Hamel as he takes on his new position!