Vivian’s passion for growing entrepreneurial, owner-managed companies led to one being recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies during his tenure as President. He is now pleased to bring this passion to the nascent field of controlled-environment agriculture.
Having held C-level positions in the manufacturing, aerospace, distribution, mining and energy services sectors, Vivian brings considerable executive and financial management experience to HRVST. He previously held the roles of General Manager of Canada Metal North America as well as interim CFO of a major aerospace company.
Vivian’s community activities have included serving as Chair of the Board of The Kidney Foundation of Canada and President of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce. Vivian holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He has also earned the Chartered Accountant designation from the Ordre des Comptables Agrées du Québec.