A Canadian industrial entrepreneur of Armenian origin. Born in Lebanon, he moved to Canada at the age of 15. He is the founder & CEO of Seatply Inc; a manufacturer of plywood components for institutional chairs. He has served on the boards of a number of Armenian organizations in Montreal, most recently as chairman of the parish council of the St-Gregory Armenian Church. Amongst other boards, he is an active member of the FCCQ (Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec) and sits on the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Committee as well as the Manufacturing and Export Committee.