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.
Specialized Personnel Woman with flask_Cedarome Expertise

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.

Mario Ménard
Rose Mary Daniele, BSc
MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE

Rose Mary specializes in biochemistry and has over 20 years of experience in quality assurance. She oversees certifications such as organic & CTPAT.

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.

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.

Brigitte Vachon, BSc
Brigitte Vachon, BSc
QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

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

Audrey Brown
Audrey Brown
DIRECTOR, AQ, COMPLIANCE & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Holds a Masters in Food Science and Chemistry from McGill University (Montréal). Audrey is our Compliance and Continuous Improvement Specialist.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Kaan Polatoglu, PhD
SPECIALIST, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Kaan has a PhD in Organic Chemistry. A Scientific author, he specializes in the structural identification of compounds in natural products and chemotypes.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Anne Desjardins, LL.B.
LEGAL COUNSEL, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Anne holds a bachelor’s degree in law. She works closely on several special projects. Anne is fluent in French, English and Mandarin.

Mesmin Mekem, PhD | Chemist
Sarah-Audrey Crépin, BA, DESS
SENIOR COORDINATOR, SUPPLY CHAIN

Sarah-Audrey is a purchasing assistant and she tracks the supply of raw materials from suppliers around the world.

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.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Neng Srey
RECEPTIONIST

Neng is the person who welcomes and directs you. For more than 10 years, Neng has collaborated with several departments and she is greatly appreciated.

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.

Florentina Grigorescu, MSc | Chemist
Nancy Tremblay
BILLING CLERK

Nancy has been a pillar in the transport sector for almost 20 years. She rigorously oversees all that relates to invoicing, transport and exports.

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

Address

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