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Martin P.Dalbec, P.Eng.

General Manager

Martin graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Technology Management. He then completed several project management training courses (PMP) with the PMI, a Toyota Production System (TPS) training with Toyota and IATF 16949: 2016 training with AIAG. His areas of interest are the management of the innovation and operational efficiency.

During his career, he was Project Manager with Bombardier and Strategic Project Manager for L’Oréal Canada. He was also director of engineering and R & D for a manufacturing company in Beauce. He then founded the company, TECHAVA, before joining Perforex-Poyry as a senior Consultant in Performance Improvement.

In 2011, he joined Waterville TG as Platform Manager where he led teams to launch the Corrola, Acura ILX and TL, Lexus RX350 and finally the all-new Rav4 programs.

With more than 30 years of business experience in Canada and the United States, he takes the helm of Défi Innovation Estrie to support entrepreneurs in the region by sharing his experiences and knowledge.

My goal is to help Eastern Township businesses become more efficient and accelerate their innovation initiatives to adapt to the challenges of the next decade.


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