Executive Team

Elio Sorella, B.Com.

Chairman of the Board and CEO

  • Elio Sorella is Chairman of Ecolomondo’s Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of the Company. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Futurplast Extrusions for the last 24 years and has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Sorella Group of Companies since 1995. Mr. Sorella founded his first company nearly 45 years ago. Since then, he has started, acquired and managed successful companies in many diversified fields such as clothing, cosmetics, transportation and more recently, in plastics, real-estate and private equity.

Jean Francois Labbé, M.B.A., LL.M.

Chief Operating Officer

  • Jean Francois Labbé joined Ecolomondo in 2014. Mr. Labbé is an experienced executive officer and strategic manager with over 20 years experience in entrepreneurial and international environments. Mr. Labbé is the Founding President of Recycor, a former leading Canadian scrap tire recycler. Mr. Labbé has strategy consulting experience from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, SECOR Group (Acquired by KPMG) and Balanced Scorecard Collaborative (Acquired by Palladium). Mr. Labbé holds a M.B.A. and LL.M.

Donald Prinsky, CPA, CA.

Chief Financial Officer

  • Donald Prinsky joined Ecolomondo as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants since 1971. Mr. Prinsky has over 40 years of experience in the financial consulting, general accounting and finance fields. From 1969 to 2004, he worked as a chartered accountant at RSM Richter where he became a partner in 1979. For over 35 years he provided audit and consulting services to a wide range of industries. Mr. Prinsky serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Douglas Institute, a leading teaching hospital affiliated with McGill University. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at an Eldercare Centre.

Ahmed Kamar, Ph.D.

Director Automation

  • Automation engineer for 10 years with G.E. Industrial Systems

  • Designed control system integration and process automation for several Fortune 500 companies

  • Over 30 scientific articles in specialized journals

Hugo Morin, Eng.

Director Engineering

  • Industrial engineer for biotech and waste-to-energy companies including PGNature and Biofour

  • Experienced in design, manufacture, installation, and management of waste processing equipment

Isabel Puig, Esq., MBA

Corporate Strategist, Compliance and Marketing Expert

  • Holds a bachelor’s of law at the Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA at Université du Québec à Montréal. Experienced lawyer and a certified auditor in various sectors. Specialist in the oil and gas industry and has worked for over 10 years in the natural gas sector.

  • Certifications include: ISO, Project Management Institute and Center of Sustainability and Excellence, risk management for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce for Fuel stations.

Hari K. Mynampati

Hawkesbury Facility Manager

  • Over 14 years of experience in the carbon black industry at different domains – Quality Assurance, Technical Services, Business Development, and leading International Sales & Marketing team servicing tire companies.

Domenico Chiovitti B.Sc

Senior Chemist

  • Over 35 years of on-hand experience in the Petrochemical Industry. He is responsable for end product analysis, quality and research.

Board of Directors

Elio Sorella, B.Com.
  • Elio Sorella is Chairman of Ecolomondo’s Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of the Company. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Futurplast Extrusions for the last 24 years and has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Sorella Group of Companies since 1995. Mr. Sorella founded his first company nearly 45 years ago. Since then, he has started, acquired and managed successful companies in many diversified fields such as clothing, cosmetics, transportation and more recently, in plastics, real-estate and private equity.

Donald Prinsky, CPA, CA
  • Donald Prinsky joined Ecolomondo as Chief Financial Officer in 2008. Mr. Prinsky is primarily responsible for financial planning, consulting, as well as financial reporting to higher management. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants since 1971. Prior to joining Ecolomondo, Mr. Prinsky had a consulting company that provided management, financial and other related consulting services to the corporate private sector. From 1969 to 2004, he worked as a chartered accountant at RSM Richter where he became a partner in 1979. For over 35 years he provided audit and consulting services to a wide range of industries. Mr. Prinsky is very involved in his community, serving as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Douglas Institute, a leading teaching hospital affiliated with McGill University. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at an Eldercare Centre.

Joseph Sorella
  • Joseph Sorella is an experienced executive who has worked in a wide range of management positions over 25 years. During this period, Mr. Sorella helped lead the Sonic Group of transportation companies as vice-president of operations. Understanding the need for the family businesses to transition to the next generation IT technology, he took the necessary steps to become a Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). In the year 2001, he assumed responsibilities for all IT operations for the Sorella Group of companies and became vice-president of Futurplast Extrusions, positions that he still holds today. He studied in the philosophy department of Concordia University and garnered valuable “hands on” business experience during his various positions that allowed him to become a well-rounded executive.

Brigitte Gauthier, Esq. LL.B.
  • Ms. Brigitte Gauthier is a partner in the law firm Alepin Gauthier and has practiced there since 1983. She is a member of the Quebec Bar since 1983. She has been a member of numerous Boards and public committees, including the Foundation of Montmorency College, Hospital Cite de la Sante de Laval, Regina Assumpta College, Community Media Center of Laval, and The Montreal Movement for Private Education. Ms. Gauthier also headed pro bono a number of Boards as Chair. She has been the president of the Laval Bar, CAP Vie de Laval (Non-profit organization for social and community development), Laval Women Center (Non-profit organization for women support and social development), a prevention center for sexual-assault victims (CPIVAS), and the Parents Association of Laval College and of Ste-Marcelline College. She also co-founded and chaired the Alzheimer Society of Laval.

Mario Girard
  • Mario Girard is an experienced entrepreneur and manager with nearly 30 years of experience. Mario Girard has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) since January 2011. He was also member of QPA’s Board of Directors from 2008 to 2010. He was CEO of the Foundation of Entrepreneurship from 2008 to 2011 and founder and Chief Executive Officer of two information technology companies, Nstein Technologies Inc., from 2001 to 2007 and Gespro Technologies Inc., from 1985 to 2001. Mario Girard is a member of the World President’s Organization in addition to sitting on several boards of private, public, and publicly traded organizations for over 20 years.

Michelle Rosa, LL.B.
  • Michelle Rosa practices notarial law, including real estate transactions, human rights and estates, with the firm Dunton Rainville. She was admitted to the Chambre des Notaires du Québec in 2008. Mrs. Rosa develops planning and implementation strategies for estate transfers, acts as a consultant to estates and gives numerous conferences and training sessions to businesses. Mrs. Rosa received her law degree from Université du Québec à Montréal, her Diploma in Notarial Law from Université de Sherbrooke, and is completing a master’s degree in Taxation at the same University. She is an instructor at the Retirement Planning Institute and at Cégep Marie-Victorin (Continuing Education and Corporate Services). She also brings a wealth of experience in financial planning, in business management and in governance.

Suzanne Desrosiers, CPA, CA.
  • Mrs. Suzanne Desrosiers, CPA, CA, is Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Forget, a leading hearing health network based in Quebec with 100 clinics. She is an experienced executive in corporate restructuring, mergers & acquisitions and was the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Cortina Capital Corp., the capital pool company with which Ecolomondo completed its reverse takeover. Mrs. Desrosiers also had key positions as tax specialist in large multinationals. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montreal, she has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course, and she is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants Quebec, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, the Tax Executive Institute and the Tax and Financial Planning Association.

Mathieu Couillard
  • Mathieu Couillard is a capital market consultant. He advises management and boards of directors, has participated in over $1B in capital raises for private and public companies and is the architect of numerous mergers and acquisitions. From 2016 to 2022, he was Managing Director of investment banking at Haywood Securities, in Toronto. From 2006 to 2014, he worked at National Bank of Canada, in the Risk Management Solutions group, specializing in the sales and structuring of derivative products, in Toronto, and in the investment banking group, in Montreal. Mr. Couillard is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Committee Composition

Audit Committee Compensation Committee
Mario Girard

President

Brigitte Gauthier

Member

Suzanne Desrosiers

Member

Michelle Rosa Member