Per a press release, Sollum Technologies has hired Yvan Hamel as its Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer.
Hamel, over 30-plus years, has "developed expertise in the areas of product research and development, advanced lighting technology and business growth" the release states.
"When I first spoke with Louis Brun, Sollum's CEO and co-founder, I was inspired by the idea of contributing to more productive indoor farming in the context of climate change," Hamel said per the release. " I found the idea even more compelling after meeting the young and motivated team behind this great technological innovation, and the potential for growth sealed the deal. After 34 professional years in highly successful companies, I am excited to bring this experience into a venture that will revolutionize horticultural lighting."
"Our Sollum family is always growing, and we are welcoming the very best in the business. Yvan Hamel, with his outstanding background and reputation, is an exciting and valuable addition to our team. As EVP and CPO, his leadership will help guide us as we continue to break new ground in controlled environment agriculture," Brun said per the release.