PM producer PyroGenesis Canada Inc has made two executive appointments.

Nannette Ramsey has been named an independent director to the board of directors and Ben Simo has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO). Ms. Ramsey holds undergraduate degrees in Economics, Engineering and an MBA.

Ramsey previously held roles with Caterpillar Tractor Company and JI Case and more recently as site manager and associate director of engineering for Edgewood Chemical Biological Center where she was responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, engineering support and testing, quality assurance and information technology solutions.

‘[Ramsey’s] strong experience combined with her extensive engineering expertise […] fits well with the company’s next stage of growth,’ said P Peter Pascali, CEO. ‘We are looking forward to Ms Ramsey’s insights and perspectives during this exciting time in the Company's evolution.’

According to the company, Simo has more than 20 years of experience in finance with manufacturing and high-tech companies, including publicly traded companies, in Canada. This includes corporate finance, operational finance, accounting, taxation and financial reporting.

‘I am also pleased to welcome Ben as PyroGenesis’ CFO,’ added Pascali. ‘Ben will help us execute, and further develop, our growth strategies.’

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