FPInnovationshas announced the appointment of Charles Gagnon as Vice President,Business Development,effective today.

Mr. Gagnon comes to FPInnovations after a 17-year career in the fields of engineering design and project management, business and market development, and strategy delivery for large renewable energy commercial enterprises. He is a high performing senior business development executive with a proven track record of exceeding targets, year over year. Most recently, he was Vice-President –Business Development for the Hydro Division of SNC-Lavalin. Prior to that, he has held senior leadership positions at Voith Hydro and Vestas Canadian Wind Tech.

Mr. Gagnon has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, Que., and an Executive MBA from the Ivey Business School of Western University in London, Ont.

“Charles brings well-honed and complementary skills to our Business Development area, especially with respect to strategic leadership, domestic and international market expansion, and commercial growth. A seasoned business development leader with such a depth of experience is a valuable addition to our team.”

-Trevor Stuthridge, Executive Vice President, FPInnovations