Management

André Leroux, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Leroux has held the positions of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Noveko International and its subsidiary Noveko Inc. since their inception. He has been a director of Noveko International since January 2004. Moreover, he is a member of the Compensation Committee. Founder of the group, Mr. Leroux also served as President of Noveko International from 2004 to March 2008 and as President of Noveko Inc. from 2002 to January 2008. Prior to founding Noveko, Mr. Leroux served as President of Alliance Medical Inc. from 1999 to 2002. Before that, he held various senior positions at Acier Leroux Inc., including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Leroux also serves on various boards including the board of the Fondation de l’UQAM and of the Fondation de l’Hôpital Pierre-Boucher. He is additionally involved with a number of other charitable organizations.  Mr. Leroux holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

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Alain Bolduc, President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Bolduc has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Noveko International since March 2007 and as a Director since April 2006. He has also served as President of Noveko Inc. since January 1st, 2011 - a position he had previously held from November 2008 to December 2009 - and as President of Bolduc Leroux Inc. since December 1999. Before that, he served as President of Netscape Canada from 1997 to 2001. Previously, Mr. Bolduc has been instrumental in introducing several American software companies into the Canadian market, including Logic Works, Inc. and KnowledgeWare, Inc. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Ernst & Young Canada.

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Gary Mc Cone, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Gary Mc Cone co-founded PML Inc. and also served as its Senior Executive Consultant from 1987 to 1992. He also co-founded Posicom Inc. and served as its President from 1992 to 1998. In 1998, Posicom Inc. was sold to Calgary based Metronet Communications, which subsequently acquired controlling interest in AT&T Canada, where Mr. Mc Cone then served as President of Marketing – Carrier and Consumer Services until July 2000. From 2000 to 2007, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ceres Inc. Prior to joining Noveko International Inc., Mr. Mc Cone was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Preo Software Inc. since October 2007 until September 2012, where he also served as a Director from December 2009 to September 2012.

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Alain Falardeau, Senior Vice-President, Legal Affairs

Mr. Falardeau has served as Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs of Noveko International since July 2008. From 1984 to July 2008, he was senior counsel with Montreal-based law firm Marchand Melançon Forget LLP, where he specialized in securities, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Falardeau holds a Bachelor in Law from the University of Montreal. He is a member of the Quebec Bar, a member of the Canadian Bar Association and an associate member of the American Bar Association.

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Greg Hood, President & CEO (Noveko Filtration)

Mr. Greg Hood has served as President and CEO of Noveko Filtration Division since November 2012.  Reporting directly to Andre Leroux, Greg was recruited because of his demonstrated skill as a visionary and strategic planner ideal at leading organizations and managing shareholder value.  While working and living in Canada, the US, London, and the Asia-Pacific, he consistently demonstrated success in developing and scaling diverse operations, start-ups, joint ventures, and multi-nationals.  With extensive experience in raising venture capital and private equity in the North Americas in a variety of highly-competitive markets and economies, Greg is an innovative and transformational leader renown for recruiting and retaining high-caliber individuals. Having been an active participant at the Board level for various organizations, Greg holds a Bachelor in Economics from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor, and has been Top-Graded by GH Smart and Associates as an A+ caliber leader.

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