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About ~ People
Ken Boutilier, President & CEO
Mr. Boutilier is an experienced health and pharmaceutical industry professional. His career has spanned biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution, and retail pharmacy at a senior management level including Glaxo SmithKline, McKesson and Canada Safeway. He holds a B.Sc. in Pharmacy and an MBA.
Amin Omar, Contract Research Manager
Dr. Omar is a biofilm expert, having completed his Ph.D. at Manchester University in England. He is responsible for meeting client needs through the provision of contract research services to a wide scope of companies including oil & gas, pharmaceutical, consumer products and food processing. His team provides a range of services including initial screening of antimicrobial candidates through to scientific studies for regulatory approval. His largest single client group is medical device industry seeking standardized testing for antimicrobial coatings used for regulatory submissions to the US Food & Drug Administration. He is also responsible for the overall operation of the Innovotech laboratory.
Patricia Nadworny, Product Development Manager
Dr. Nadworny is a professional engineer with a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Nadworny is a silver expert and manages a joint microbiological/chemistry research team in the development of Innovotech antimicrobial products including InnovoSIL™, our family of silver compounds for medical device applications and Agress® and AgreGuard™, our novel silver-based crop treatment products..
Anita Jenzena, Finance and Administration Manager
Ms. Jenzena leads Innovotech’s Finance and Administration department with a thorough background in accounting and administration of technology companies. She has a Finance degree from the School of Economics in Riga.
Merle Olson, Scientific Consultant
Dr. Olson has a long history as an academic researcher and is co-founder of MBEC Biofilm Technologies, co-inventor of the MBEC Assay™ and inventor on 17 patents in medical and veterinary science. His academic credentials include an M.Sc. in Chemistry and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.