Now Vice President and Business Unit Manager since March 2018, Fanny oversees the management, strategic direction and development of the entire Creaform Group as well as its worldwide offices, part of AMETEK. She succeeds Martin Lamontagne, former President and Creaform Founder.
Fanny has over 25 years of experience in strategic management of manufacturing operations and has previously served as Vice-President of Operations and Customer Support for Creaform since 2013. During her tenure, she was responsible for the implementation of a world-class production and supply chain management system through a threefold technology volume growth, the implementation of several repair centers worldwide as well as the relocation of its factory headquarters.
Fanny started her career at Procter & Gamble in Belleville, Ontario in technical leadership as well as production and operations positions. Having achieved a senior management position as site delivery leader, Fanny left after close to 13 years to put her deep expertise in operation excellence and strategic management as a consultant and coach helping several Quebec manufacturing businesses. Prior to joining Creaform, she managed the operations for cycling apparel Louis Garneau. She has the proven management expertise, broad understanding of the dimensional-measurement market, and extensive internal experience to make a significant contribution to Creaform’s continued success evolution.
Fanny holds a chemical engineering degree from Polytechnique Montréal, with a specialization in plastic materials.
As Head of Sales for EMEA & APAC, Pierre-Hugues Allard is responsible for Creaform’s sales offices in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand & Singapore as well as its distribution network across Europe and Asia. He has over 15 years’ experience in international sales, business development, and product management in the high-tech sector. He joined Creaform in 2010 to establish Creaform’s NDT division. After this commercial success, he took over sales management in EMEA in 2014 and more recently APAC sales in 2018.
Mr. Allard has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, International profile (ENSAM France) from Université Laval in Quebec City.
Stéphane Auclair arrived at Creaform as marketing director in 2007, setting up and managing the Marketing Department as it is today. Now Vice-President, Marketing, he is in charge of branding, prospect generation and sales support, among others. Stéphane has 15 years experience in product portfolio and development management in the manufacturing industry, particularly as R&D project manager and product manager at a major company (+$200M revenues).
Stéphane holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Université Laval and an MBA from UQAM. He also participated in an engineering exchange program at the University of Rhode Island.
Now Vice-President of 3D Engineering Services, David Gagné joined Creaform in 2005 as program manager before he was promoted director of the U.S. Sales Team. David has over 15 years of experience, 10 of them in design project management at major manufacturing companies such as Julien and IPL. His expertise extends to sheet metal, automotive, recreational products, plastic injection molding and heavy industry.
David holds a mechanical engineering degree from Université de Sherbrooke with a specialization in simultaneous engineering.
Charles Reny is currently Vice-President, Finance and Administration at Creaform. He has over 20 years of experience in finance and management, mainly in executive positions among fast growing and international technological societies.
Before joining Creaform, Charles worked at the executive direction and vice-presidency levels of Anapharm. He also worked at Biogénie for nearly 15 years, 12 of them as Director, Finance and Administration.
Mr. Reny holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialization in accounting from Université Laval.
As Vice-President, Innovation and Technologies, Marco St-Pierre oversees management of R&D and Technical Support. Since joining Creaform in 2005, he has worked tirelessly to push back the limits of 3D technology. Marco has 15 years experience in the high tech, transportation and molding industries as engineering director for a molding company and as design team leader and then project director at Modelex among others.
Marco holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Université Laval.
As Vice President of Operations, Daniel Rivard manages and coordinates manufacturing operations for Creaform’s Innovation & Technology Division.
Mr. Rivard brings over 20 years of operational experience in medical equipment and pharmaceutical products to his role as VP of Operations, including as General Manager of Steris, VP of Operations and Development for TSO3, Orthofab and Technical Services Manager with GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. He also has experience as a production manager and quality manager in the construction and recreational vehicle industries.
Mr. Rivard holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, a master’s in business administration, and a certificate in corporate governance, all from Université Laval.