Co-owner of Ceresco
Vice-president Operations, Human Resources and Finances
Mireille Raymond owns 50% of company stock. She has significant expertise in management, administration and accounting. As Vice-president, Operations, Human Resources and Finances, Mireille Raymond considers the quality of company products and services to be very important. To achieve her goals, she relies primarily on the skills and professionalism of Ceresco’s employees.
Co-owner of Ceresco
Vice-president, Sales and Procurement
Thierry Gripon owns 50% of company stock. He has unique expertise in sales, administration and coaching. He also has broad knowledge of the global marketplace of soybean for human consumption. As Vice-president, Sales and Procurement, Thierry Gripon maintains preferential relations with company clients and soybean producers. Through his keen ability to bring people together, he is fully committed to the company’s dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic team.
Manuel Gendron, CA
Director, Operations and Human Resources
Manuel Gendron studied biology at university followed by accounting and business management. He holds the title of chartered accountant. Prior to joining Ceresco in January 2008, Manuel Gendron worked for several accounting firms as auditor and project manager. He has also worked in the field of management.
Director, Sales and Procurement
Luigi Pomponi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce – Operations Management. In the last decade, he held various positions in sales and operations, particularly as Director of Operations at Frito-Lay and Director of Service at Toyota Industriel. He joined the Ceresco team in June 2009.
Bastien Roberge, CMA
Director, Finances and Corporate Controller
Bastien Roberge holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. This member of the Ordre des CMA has more than 15 years of experience in various areas related to finance, accounting and management. Prior to joining Ceresco in February 2003, Bastien Roberge held the positions of Controller for Groupe Camint and Financial Planning and Management Analyst for the Société de transport de l’Outaouais.
President Ceresco Marketing
Hidetsugu Ochiai holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. Prior to joining Ceresco in November 2002, he worked for several food processing firms in Japan. He is responsible for overall marketing and customer relation working directly from our office in Japan.