Enerkem Inc. announced that Mr. Patrice Ouimet has joined the company as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Ouimet brings a wealth of knowledge to Enerkem's current seasoned team of executives, with substantial experience in corporate strategy, corporate development and investment banking. Prior to joining Enerkem, Mr. Ouimet was Vice-President, Corporate Development and Enterprise Risk Management for Gildan Activewear, an international apparel manufacturer and marketer. As a Chartered Accountant, Mr. Ouimet began his career with Ernst & Young. He later worked in the investment banking sector, where he provided strategic and financial advice on mergers and acquisitions as well as capital markets transactions to a diversified client base, primarily in the industrial and paper & forest products sectors. Mr. Ouimet was Director, Mergers and Acquisitions at Lazard and Director, Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets.