OUR EXPERTISE

Setting the standard

Today, Cedarome is not only renowned worldwide for its citrus specialty and as the upmost expert in Canadian Naturals, we are also an increasingly important source of expertise in other essential oils. Our in-depth product knowledge and experience often make us most qualified to determine product specifications.

SPECIALIZED PERSONNELGrowing expertise

Cedarome’s heart is its personnel. Over the years, we have developed a large, talented, skilled, and experienced staff. They not only hold the required specialized education, but are recognized and respected in the field for their remarkable creativity, meticulous proofing, and last, but not least, their passion. Low employee turnover has helped us advance rapidly. Some of our key personnel have been here since day 1, while nearly half of our team have been with us for over 10 years.
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Growing at a steady rate, each year we welcome new employees who bring fresh ideas and experiences. Our veteran staff is proud and eager to share their expertise with their newer colleagues. Here for your perusal are some of our valued personnel:

Our specialized personnel

Mahdi Chaouchi, MSc
Mahdi Chaouchi, MSc
FORMULATION SPECIALIST

Heads the formulation team. Mahdi holds two Masters in Chemistry, one at Université Paris XI and a 2nd Master at École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs.

Audrey Brown, MSc
Audrey Brown, MSc
DIRECTOR, QUALITY ASSURANCE & COMPLIANCE, AND CHANGE AGENT

Holds a Masters in Food Science and Chemistry from McGill University (Montréal).  Audrey is our Certifications and Standards Specialist.

Mario Ménard
Mario Ménard
DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION

Part of the original cast. Mario started on the floor and more than 30 years later, he is still rallying the troops.

Tadashi Shinmoto, BSc
Tadashi Shinmoto, BSc
BUYER

Holds a degree in Chemical Engineering. A native of Peru, Tadashi is truly multilingual: fluent in Spanish, French and English.

Françoise Crabalona
Françoise Crabalona
PERFUMER

A true French perfumer from Grasse. Françoise has been with Cedarome for over a decade helping us serve the fragrance industry.

Sébastien Leclerc, BSc | Chemist
Sébastien Leclerc, BSc
CHEMIST | DIRECTOR, R&D AND QUALITY CONTROL

Sébastien leads the QC and R&D departments, and is charged with bringing to life the new state of the art R&D laboratories in 2019.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Mesmin Mekem, PhD
CHEMIST | R&D SPECIALIST

Mesmin has a doctorate in Chemistry of Natural Substances from University of Hambourg in Germany.

Brigitte Vachon, BSc
Brigitte Vachon, BSc
QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

With over 15 years’ experience in Quality Control, Brigitte oversees the QC laboratory.

George Wang, BBA
George Wang, BBA
BUYER

Holds degrees in Administration and Logistics. George is one of the many employees at Cedarome that speak Mandarin, French and English.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Florentina Grigorescu, MSc
CHEMIST | R&D SPECIALIST

Holds a degree in Organic Chemistry. Florentina has been overseeing processes and advanced chemical analyses at Cedarome for over 20 years.

SUSTAINABILITYCommitted to sustainability

In our everyday operations, as well as when developing new products and processes, we favour an eco-responsible approach. We do the same when choosing and working with our partner-producers all over the world. To attain this objective, we know our partner-producers need our help, and we happily lend our support to all needed, responsible sourcing and sustainability efforts. Cedarome is proud to say it takes responsible actions for the long-term health of the environment, social conditions, as well as the local economies that help us serve the global economy.

Contact us

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21, rue Paul-Gauguin
Candiac Qc J5R 3X8
CANADA

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