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Our Technology

Plasco employs a patented process that efficiently recycles heat from the process to gasify the waste and then uses the unique characteristics of plasma to refine the gaseous product into a clean, consistent syngas.

 
 

Our Leadership Team

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Raymond Floyd

President and Chief Executive Officer

Raymond Floyd

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ray is currently President and CEO of Plasco Energy Group Inc. Ray has previously held officer roles with Exxon Mobil and Suncor Energy, where he was most recently Senior Vice President, with responsibility for Suncor’s Oil Sands assets in Fort McMurray, Canada.

For more than thirty years, in several different industries, Ray has led some of the world’s largest and most complex industrial operations to deliver publicly recognized, industry-best performance.

Ray is acknowledged as an early adopter and one of the most successful practitioners, as well as a seminal thought leader in creating the strategy, tactics, practice and culture of Operational Excellence.

Ray is the only person in the energy industry to be inducted into the Manufacturing Hall of Fame. He is also the only person in any industry with Shingo Prize recognition for both “Operational Excellence” and “Research and Publication”, as well as the only person to earn the “America’s Best” designation in both discrete and process manufacturing.

During 24 years with Exxon, Ray led six different entities, each of which was publicly recognized for performance that was the best in industry. After retiring from Exxon, Ray had responsibility for Suncor’s Oil Sands Group assets and led them to industry best performance.

Ray is now a board director of Karnalyte Resources (TSX) and Plasco Energy Group (PE). Ray has NFP experience as director and chair of the United Way (collaborative) and Exxon’s Credit Union (financial) as well as FP JV boards with both Exxon and Suncor, including the board of Syncrude Canada, Canada’s sixth largest industrial. Ray has demonstrated sufficient credibility to lead best in class operating performance by influence from the board room in the same way he led it as an executive.
Ray has received Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor degrees as well as executive education at the most prestigious institutions in Japan and Europe.

Alisdair McLean

Senior Vice President, Project Development

Alisdair McLean

Senior Vice President, Project Development

Mr. Alisdair McLean has held engineering and leadership positions in the chemical, medical products, fibre-optics and waste conversion industries. Mr. McLean has nineteen years of experience building technology teams, leading development projects, transferring R&D projects to Operations, and starting-up overseas manufacturing operations.

Andreas Tsangaris

Chief Scientist

Andreas Tsangaris

Chief Scientist

Mr. Andreas Tsangaris is a Master of Mechanical Engineering and a Professional Engineer. He is the co-inventor of Plasco Energy Group Inc.’s technology along with Mr. George Carter., and has led plasma research at Plasco Energy Group’s facility since 1981.

Mr. Tsangaris is also responsible for the day to day engineering operations at the plant. He is well respected in the international plasma community and has appeared at many seminars where he has presented papers. Mr. Tsangaris is now recognized as a leading authority in plasma processing.

Pierre Nicol

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Pierre Nicol

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Pierre is Plasco’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. He joined Plasco in 2008.

Pierre is responsible for various strategic corporate initiatives. He leads both the Business Development Team and the Legal Team in their respective worldwide activities and scope of responsibilities. Among other things, Pierre plays an instrumental role in developing and structuring projects and strategic partnerships in North America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

Pierre began his career in 1996. Prior to joining Plasco he practiced business law at McCarthy Tetrault, a top-tier Canadian law firm, and at CGI Group Inc., the largest Canadian IS/IT service provider.

Don Habbick

Chief Financial Officer

Don Habbick

Chief Financial Officer

Don has over 20 years of experience in a variety of business and financial roles, most recently as CFO of Ocean Nutrition, which was the world’s largest supplier of Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients to dietary supplement and food manufacturing markets before its sale to Royal DSM in 2012. Other companies in Don’s professional history include Concert Industries; Ernst & Young; and KPMG. Don attended the University of Saskatchewan and holds CP and CPA designations.