Vice President and Business Unit Manager
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.
Vice-president of Operations, Denis joined Creaform in 2015 as Director of Creaform Engineering. With over 20 years of management experience in the manufacturing and service industries, Denis has developed extensive expertise in leading teams in quality assurance, regulatory affairs, engineering and operations. He is renowned for his ability to bring together multidisciplinary teams towards a common goal and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
Denis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Université Laval.
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 - After-Sales and Metrology Services, David Gagné joined Creaform in 2005 as Program Director before being promoted to Head of the US Sales team and then Vice-President - Engineering Services. Mr. Gagné has more than 25 years of experience in various management positions, during which time he gained extensive knowledge of the automotive, aerospace, rail transportation and high technology product development.
Mr. Gagné is a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke in Mechanical Engineering, with specialization in Simultaneous Engineering.
Vice-President, After-Sales and Metrology Services
Vice-President, Innovation and Technologies
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 Head of Sales, Marc-Antoine Schneider lead the execution of Creaform’s global sales and business development strategies and tactics for all territories and application markets.
With a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Mr. Schneider originally joined Creaform in 2008 and held several positions in sales for the company, including Regional Sales Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa. During his tenure at Creaform, Mr. Schneider has developed and expanded the company’s network of distributors across multiple countries. Before being named Head of Sales, he was Creaform’s EMEA Sales Territory Manager and contributed to opening up branches in Italy and Spain.
Head of Sales