Patrick Charest Named CEO of Aplantex
“Following this successful experience and now fueled by the contagious momentum of the start-up world, it was just natural to have him take the leadership of another promising start-up this one in the Biotechnology realm”
With over 25 years of experience in supporting the growth of leading private sector organizations, Patrick is a dynamic and inspiring leader with a unique ability to envision and implement successful growth strategies. Distinctively, Patrick is an engineer whose entire career has been dedicated to business development and growth-oriented activities. Strong from his long corporate experience, Patrick jumped the corporate/private fence in early 2020 to contribute to the start-up of a Calgary-based artificial intelligence and data analytics company. “Following this successful experience and now fueled by the contagious momentum of the start-up world, it was just natural to have him take the leadership of another promising start-up this one in the Biotechnology realm” underlines Mr. Mourad Sabri, Aplantex founder, and shareholder. Patrick holds a Biotechnology degree from Sherbrooke University as well as a Chemical Engineering degree from the same institution. He is currently enrolled in the Mini-MBA program at McGill University. He is a registered member of Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.
“Sharing Aplantex’s vision of efficiently using its innovative green biotechnology process, it is with enthusiasm that I add my skills to those of the team to improve the availability of phytochemical elements essential to the production of health, beauty, and food products that have a positive impact on the well-being of people,” says Mr. Charest. “Aplantex is now in full growth mode, and we are committed at providing high-value molecules at a lower cost compared to the other production processes while simplifying the supply chain and working within ESG principles,” concludes Mr. Charest.
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