President – Cannabis Business
Michel was appointed President of Neptune’s Cannabis Business in 2017 where he plays an essential role in helping position the company in business segments characterized by larger size and growth. During his 16-year career at Neptune, he held positions of chairman of the Board of Directors from 2000-2008 and VP of Business Development where he was instrumental in the company’s early development and growth by helping create a new nutrition products category, omega-3 krill oil. His entrepreneurial drive lead him to build a start-up venture in residential construction components. He previously worked for large corporations, including Armstrong World Industries and Reichhold Chemicals, where he held senior management business development positions. Michel also had a political career; he was active as alderman for 20 years for one of the largest cities in Quebec. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce at Concordia University.