Greenlane adds to executive team

Alex Chassels has joined Greenlane Renewables Inc. in the newly created role of chief operating officer. The company is also announcing the promotions of Maura Lendon to chief legal officer and Sandra Keyton to chief human resources officer.

Chassels brings over 25 years of experience in positions at Creo, Kodak, and Alpha Technologies (an Enersys Company). He has a track record of leadership in growth-oriented technology companies with innovative products and complex global supply chains.

He earned a BA in Philosophy (Magna Cum Laude) and Chemistry from the University of Arizona.

“The extraordinary growth in our business and strength of our balance sheet is presenting us with many new opportunities, and as a result we are rapidly building the company, adding talented new team members and accelerating systemic and process enhancements,” said Brad Douville, chief executive officer.

“I am excited to announce the expansion of our senior management team and the appointment of Alex Chassels as Chief Operating Officer. Alex will help us scale, transform and optimize our operations as we build on our strong reputation in the sector and further invest in the business to continue building Greenlane into a leading global biogas upgrading system provider.”

Lendon has more than 20 years’ experience in general counsel and senior in-house roles with international, publicly-traded companies gained following seven years’ practice with top tier Canadian firms. She holds a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Western Ontario. Lendon is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman School of Management.

Kenton has 30 years of global HR experience in the technology, automotive, and energy sectors. Prior to Greenlane, she was with Westport Fuel Systems Inc. Kenton holds a Certified Human Resources Practitioner designation (CPHR) and is a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Human Resources Management Program.

“Both Maura and Sandra have demonstrated solid leadership and made significant contributions during our recent phase of growth and will both play important roles going forward as we expect to continue building Greenlane’s business and presence in the global RNG market.”