Saint-Hubert, January 24, 2018 – Varitron Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Michel Farley, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ramon Galvan to Chief Financial Officer of the Varitron Group. Mr. Galvan will join Varitron on January 30, 2018.
Mr. Galvan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HEC Montréal and a professional designation as CA-CPA. He has worked for over 20 years in complex multinational environments in both private and publicly traded companies. He has developed exceptional expertise in corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, risk management, financial systems implementation and performance measurement.
Prior to joining Varitron, Mr. Galvan served as Chief Financial Officer of Sogefi North America since 2015. Before joining Sogefi, he was Executive Director of the SAQ’s Finance Department. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Metso Corporation, Grafthec and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
“As a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience, Ramon Galvan is a remarkable addition to our management team, ” said Michel Farley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Varitron Group. “We are pleased to welcome him as a member of the Management Committee, where his expertise will be put to work toward the realization of Varitron’s strategic plan.”
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Galvan will work closely with Michel Farley, President and Chief Executive Officer and other members of the management team. He will play an important role in ensuring Varitron’s continued growth. He will be responsible for planning and implementing the management and control of all financial activities related to accounting, financial processes, forecasting, tax planning, asset management, analysis and negotiation, and relations with partners and investors.
Now ranked among the Top 5 of Canada’s largest EMS (Electronic manufacturing services) companies, Varitron is a leader in electronic product assembly operating in most of Canada’s leading-edge industries such as smart grids, military, optics, aeronautics, transportation, security, telecommunications, automated systems and medical support.
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