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Carl has been building experience in infrared spectrometry from the beginning of his career, notably at ABB (formerly Bomem) for 16 years. He then took the role of VP Sales and Marketing at RD/Tech, which became Olympus NDT. He left Olympus after 11 years to join Creaform as the VP Sales for Asia Pacific, contributing to the company’s high growth strategy and success for 8 years. He then moved on as a full-time consultant for 2 years helping Quebec SMEs develop and deploy their strategies for international markets.
Carl has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Laval University coupled with technical experience in analytical instrumentation.
Carl has joined LR Tech with the mandate of growing the organization through the deployment of a global sales network and the development of local talent to ensure the company’s success and sustainability.
Founder of LR Tech and Chairman of the Board, Luc amassed 18 years of experience prior to LR Tech while working at ABB (formerly Bomem) as a Product Manager. Luc was involved in various research programs related to atmospheric spectroscopy. He accumulated expertise in infrared remote detection instrumentation, more specifically in the field of spectroradiometry.
Over the years, LR Tech has developed a product portfolio dedicated to atmospheric sounding and GHG profiles, remote detection applications for defense as well as for various environmental and industrial monitoring applications.
For the last 17 years, Luc has managed LR Tech’s growth and success and helped build the company’s reputation and its recognized expertise in the worldwide IR remote sensing community.
Charles Reny, CPA, CA has over 25 years of finance and management experience in leadership roles serving large, growing, global technology companies. He held, in particular, the position of Vice-President, Finance and Administration (CFO) at Creaform for 10 years in addition to assisting with the sale of the company to Ametek, an American company with sales of $5.2 billion USD and member of the S&P 500 Index.
Garry Vail graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (1970), and co-founded Bomem Inc. in September 1973. Under his guidance (until April 2002), Bomem has grown to experience annual sales of $50 million.
Most recently, he chaired the Board of Directors of the Réseau Photonique du Québec and the Centre de Robotique et de Vision. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Institut National d'Optique.
In terms of community service, he manages the Parc Industriel du Moulin and he mentors entrepreneurs through his work with the SAGE group.
Before founding Bomem, Garry worked at the Valcartier Research Centre for Defense.